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Bronze rings

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


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

Dimensions

Diameters: 1.4-1.7 cm (9/16-11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12393

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Thirteen rings, most with cotter pins attached to them, and broken pin fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18. 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