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Ring

This is a ring bezel and part of shank. It has the prenom of the king impressed on the bezel: [nb-mAat-ra] Nebmaatre, Amenhotep III (Dynasty 18).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, E and a little N of mastaba G 7152. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

27.936

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings