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Signet ring

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


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Ring 0.019 x 0.021 Bezel D 0.016

Accession Number

42.127

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Electrum. On bezel two hawk’s heads back to back, each wearing double crown.

Provenance

From Gammai, Mound E, bronze box. September 1915: excavated by the Harvard University Expedition. lent by Mrs. Oric Bates, Sept. 4, 1924; gift of Oric Bates, March 1942.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates