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Ivory; good condition except for surface, which is worn.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed.) listed here as M/44/1-3, but the tomb cards shows shell bracelets, not a ring. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1080

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings