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Fniger ring

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Finger ring with bezel decorated with a lotus flower and two buds. Mold made. [Alternate Text:] The New Kingdom (1570-1070 B.C.) saw a great flowering of the jeweler's art as improvements in the manufacture of faience (a quartz bodied ceramic) combined with the invention of glass-making to...

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Provenance

From Egypt. Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, 1353–1336 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x length of bezel: 1.8 x 2 cm (11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

57.444

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings