Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, tomb W 32
Overall: 2.6 cm (1 in.) diameter; Bezel 1.6 x 1.5
Medium or Technique
Gold sheet over core material
Not On View
The plundered burial had the remains of five bodies. The main burial is associated with an anthropoid coffin. This ring was found in debris near the coffin. It has a rectangular bezel featuring four seated deities in the top register and two crocodiles in the bottom register.
From Meroe, Beg. W 32. February 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition