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This ring has an openwork design in the form of a cobra with a sun disc over the symbol for gold.

Provenance

From Egypt. By 1992: with Dr. Jerome M. Eisenberg, Royal-Athena Galleries, New York; 1992: given to the MFA by Dr. and Mrs. Eisenberg. (Accession Date: October 28, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, 1070–656 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 2.5 cm (9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

1992.517

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings