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Silver ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 176; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.75 x 2.0 cm (11/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-557b

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Silver ring finger ring heavily oxidized and with fragments of bone adhering to patina within.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 176. February, 1923: 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