Hair ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Tomb Beg. W 793(?)

Dimensions

Overall: 1 x 1.5 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.430

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Bronze. Ends overlapping; ribbed around center of band.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 793(?). [Excav. date] 1923: 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