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Finger ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, tomb 140

Dimensions

1.5 x .25 x .05 cm (9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-526c

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This finger ring is an uninscribed gold band. Found with a gold wire and an enameled gold earstud on the coffin bench.

Provenance

From Meroe West, tomb 140, the coffin bench. 1922: 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