Thumb ring

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W 311, Chamber debris

Dimensions

height x width x Diameter: 2.3 x 3.5 x 3.8 cm (7/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.1803

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Plain, circular thumb ring. Smooth surface. Made of quartzite.

Provenance

From Meroe, tomb W 311, chamber debris. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition