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Ring bezel fragment

This green ring bezel fragment, missing one side, is impressed with the Eye of Horus (wedjat). The shank is entirely gone.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7000 debris E of subsidiary Pyramid G I-b. 1924: 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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.4 x 0.2 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2317

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings