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Faience ring bezel; pale blue glaze, name inscribed, Aye [("the god's father Aye, the god, ruler of Thebes")] (Dynasty 18). Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-12-39
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Rings
  • Findspot
    Cemetery G 7000, SW quarter near mastaba G 7150
  • Material
    Faience
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 27.954
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/04/1925
  • Owner
    Ay
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Simpson, William Kelly. The Mastabas of Kawab, Khafkhufu I and II. Giza Mastabas 3. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1978, p. 27, fig. 39.

Photos 2

People 1

Ancient People

  • Ay

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks King of Dynasty 18. Objects found at Giza: Six faience finger ring fragments (bezels) (25-12-39 = MFA 27.954, 26-1-420, 26-1-546 = MFA 27.947, 26-1-743 = MFA 27.956, 26-1-744 = MFA 27.944, 26-2-100 = MFA 27.946) with cartouche of Ay; most found in debris of street G 7000.