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Ring bezel fragment

This is a fragment of a ring bezel, with part of shank. It has hieroglyphs with a figure holding a scepter, standing above a baseline (or n-hieroglyph) and basket (nb-sign).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, North of pyramid I-b. 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, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Bezel length x width x thickness x overall height: 2.4 x 1.3 x 3 x 1.9 cm (15/16 x 1/2 x 1 3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2526

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings