Bridle ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Queen Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., Tomb 18 A

Dimensions

Thickness x diameter x height of projection: 0.7 x 6.3 x 1.75 cm (1/4 x 2 1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.558

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

One of a pair (24.559) of large, heavy rings, with triple projections facing each other at 180 degreesl; somewhat corroded and stained green.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg.) North 18A March 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition