Thumb ring

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 415

Dimensions

2.5 x 4.55 cm (1 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-113

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Warfare, hunting, fishing

Thumb ring; slightly chipped

Provenance

From Beg. West 415. 1923: 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