Fragmentary signet ring
Meroitic Period, reign of Natakamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid N 22, tomb of Natakamani
Bezel: 0.9 x 1.4 cm (5/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Found with seven other silver rings on the lower stairs leading to the burial chambers. Only the bezel survives. It features a circular, intaglio bezel with an indistinct design (possibly four scorpions).
From Meroe, Beg. N, Pyramid N 22, tomb of Natakamani, 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