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Ring

Silver; entirely incrusted with brown flaky matter; elliptical bezel with incisions on surface.

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

72.4663

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings