Finger ring with inlaid glass bezel

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, tomb 130

Dimensions

Bezel: 1.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm (9/16 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.) Shank: 2.8 x 2.2 cm (1 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-512b

Medium or Technique

Silver and glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This ring was found on the right hand of the deceased. The bezel is set with a circular blue and yellow glass inlay.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 130. February 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