Shell ring

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K N52X

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 3 cm (7/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1047

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Shell ring, mottled with black.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K N52X. 1916: 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