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Finger ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Queen Amanishakheto
10 B.C.–0


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid N 6

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D ring 0.024 x 0.020 D bezel 0.015 x 0.012

Accession Number

24.511

Medium or Technique

Gold and glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This ring has has a glass intaglio set in the bezel. It features a bird in profile.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. N, Pyramid N 6. March 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition