Incised gold finger ring

Greek
Ptolemaic-Roman Imperial Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W. 127

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.528

Medium or Technique

Gold

Out on Loan

On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Gold. Incised letters on long narrow band.

Provenance

From Meroe: tomb W 127. 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: February 1, 1922)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition