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Ring bezel fragment

This ring bezel fragment contains an image of the hind end of an animal, likely the Hathor cow, emerging from a papyrus swamp.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000. 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.2 cm (1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-1033

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings