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Ring bezel

This finger ring bezel has a worn inscription. The Object Register states that the inscription reads: Aye "the god's father Aye, the god, ruler of Thebes".

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Cemetery G 7000, SW quarter near mastaba G 7150. 1925: 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, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

27.954

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings