Meroitic Period, reign of Tanyidamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid N 20
Legacy dimension: 0.021 x 0.018
Medium or Technique
Gold and agate
Not On View
Although the tomb was plundered, several items of jewelry were left behind, including this ring with an intaglio agate gemstone set into the bezel. The image on the stone appears to be a human head.
From Meroe, Beg. N, Pyramid N 20. December 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition