Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna Fort, under the Taharqa Temple, Room p
Bezel: 0.8 x 1.5 cm (5/16 x 9/16 in.) Shank: 2 x 2.2 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Electrum and carnelian
Not On View
This hand-fabricated ring has an ovoid bezel with a carnelian scaraboid inlay. There is wire wrapped around both shoulders.
From Semna, under the Taharqa Temple, Room p. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition