Ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 341; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

2.9 cm (1 1/8 in.), tk. 1.4cm, diameter 5.2

Accession Number

23-2-48

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Thumb ring, gray and white serpentine, weathered and decayed

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 341, February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition