Seal impression

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), W 126, Meroe

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1048

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

Clay impression from Meroitic seal ring. Head crowned with helmet, disc, 2 ureaei, and horns.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 126. 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