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Ring from a foundation deposit

One plain hoop-shaped ring

Provenance

From Egypt, Abydos. 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 20, reign of Ramesses III, 1184–1153 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Accession Number

03.1760

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits