Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, tomb W 165
Bezel: 0.6 x 0.6 cm (1/4 x 1/4 in.) Shank: 1.5 x 1.5 cm (9/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a hand-fabricated ring with a thin shank and small, square bezel. The surface has been crushed so that the design is indistinct. It was found with earstuds and numerous beads (carnelian and glass).
From Meroe, W 165, thieves' debris over coffin bench. January 1, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition