332 B.C.–A.D. 364
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, tomb W 214
Legacy dimension: Length: 0.023
Medium or Technique
Silver, enamel, human bone
Not On View
The intact burial contained an adult skeleton in the remains of a wooden coffin. Amulets and jewelry were found in situ on the body. This ring was found on a finger of the right hand. The rectangular bezel is inlaid with a glass inset featuring a sacred eye.
Silver finger ring with blue enamel decoration, broken into five parts and incomplete. Finger bone remains with it.
From Meroe, Beg. W 214. January 10, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition