Rings

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-168a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Two cresent rings, perhaps hair rings. Each consists of two cresent rings joined together.

Provenance

From Beg. West 609. March 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