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Ring bezel

This ring bezel is broken at both ends. The base has the impressed hieroglyphs "re over nefer and neb, flanked by a reed leaf and hk3 sign."

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, sand just above gebel. 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

Overall: 1.1 x 1.5 cm (7/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1026

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings