Ring

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
593–568 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta)

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.340

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Ring. Gold; plain.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 8 (tomb of Aspelta). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan; received March, 1920.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition