Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe Begrawiya W, Pyramid 5
Bezel: 1.4 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 in.) Shank: 2 x 2.4 cm (13/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Only part of the tomb was plundered and many artifacts, including jewelry, were recovered. Severals jewels are enameled. This hand-fabricated ring has a rectangular, cast bezel with four registers featuring lions and crocodiles.
From Meroe, Beg. W 179. January 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