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Bone ring, for nose or ear; top open for insertion; now in four fragments

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_11.847
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Earrings
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / between granary under room I 50 [Dynasty 4 level] and walls of I 50)
  • Material
    Bone
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 1.7 (estimated original diameter) x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. Mycerinus: The Temples of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931, p. 235.

Photos 1