Fragmentary signet ring
Meroitic Period, reign of Natakamani
Findspot: Egypt (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid N 22
Bezel: 0.8 x 1 cm (5/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Found with seven other silver rings on the lower stairs leading to the burial chamber. Only the intaglio bezel and part of the shank survives. It features the head of a queen or a goddess.
From Meroe, Beg. N, Pyramid N 22, lower stairs leading to the burial chamber. January 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition