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Ring bezel fragment

This is a fragment of a ring bezel. It is inscribed with a cartouche, with the name Horemheb impressed.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7156 debris. 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 19, 1295–1186 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

27.939

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings