Ring on toe bone

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN175x

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1556

Medium or Technique

Ivory and human bone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Ivory ring on human toe bone.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KN175x. 1916: 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