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Ring bezel

One ring bezel like 26-1-631, inscribed "re heka, nefer (i) reed, neb (?)"

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris on floor. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds 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

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.8 x 1 cm (11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-745

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings