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Ring

Green-glass sone with incised lines on both faces; hole lengthwise;mounted on a ring made of bronze wire.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian,

Accession Number

72.4517

Medium or Technique

Glass bezel, bronze ring

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings