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Finger ring of electrum wire

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Finger ring.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 43. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3618

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings