Fragmentary finger ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, tomb 27

Dimensions

d. 0.8 cm

Accession Number

22-2-622

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

This fragmentary intaglio fing features a star-shaped emblem on the bezel. A considerable amount of jewelry was recovered from the tomb.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition