Fragmentary finger ring
Meroitic Period, reign of Natakamani
Findspot: Egypt (Sudan), Meroe. Beg. North, Pyramid N 22
Bezel: 1.2 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver and carnelian
Not On View
Found with seven other silver rings on the lower stairs leading to the burial chambers. The bezel is inlaid with a “donut” shaped carnelian disk whose center is now missing. Part of the shank is missing.
From Meroe, Beg. N, Pyramid N 22, lower stairs leading to the burial chamber. January 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition