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Blue-green faience New Year ring. The bezel is formed as a cartouche with the inscription "Mut, the Great One of Isheru."

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period to Late Period, Dynast, 945–343 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x diameter: 6.5 x 1.6 x 2.9 cm (2 9/16 x 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.523

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings