Finger ring

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa
487–468 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 4, tomb of Siaspiqa

Dimensions

Bezel: 0.6 x 1 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.) Shank: 2 x 2 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.296

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This ring has an uninscribed, rectangular bezel. It is hand-fabricated.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 4 (tomb of Siaspiqa). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition