Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna Fort, under the Taharqa Temple, Room p
Bezel: 0.8 x 1.5 cm (5/16 x 9/16 in.) Shank: 2 x 2.2 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)
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The ovoid bezel of this ring features a central sistrum flanked by two cats. The bezel is cast while the shank appears to be hand-fabricated.
From Semna, under the Taharqa Temple, Room p. 1928: 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