Fragments of a signet ring
40 B.C.–A.D. 114
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, tomb W 454
Medium or Technique
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This fragmentary signet ring, from a plundered burial, was found in the thieve’s debris. Its oval, intaglio bezel features a head surmounted by a crown with sun disk and horns.
From Meroe, Beg. W 454. February 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