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Ring bezel fragment

This ring fragment consists of one end of the bezel and tiny part of the shank. The bezel is impressed with a decoration of a right-facing falcon-headed deity with a sun disc.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, N of subsidiary pyramid G I-a. 1924 : 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: 1.3 x 1.6 x 1.2 cm (1/2 x 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2696

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings