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Ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of unknown ruler
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 125

Dimensions

0.8 x .55 cm (5/16 x 3/16 in.); thickness: 0.1; width of band: 0.22

Accession Number

22-2-490b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Intaglio real ring- head of Iris with head dress and feather crown; Oval outside

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 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