Incised gold finger ring
Ptolemaic-Roman Imperial Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W. 127
Diameter: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019
Gold. Incised letters on long narrow band.
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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition