Ring

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 324; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.5 cm (if whole) (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-364b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Finger ring found linked to 23-1-364a, and similar type. In two pieces; heavily corroded and encrusted. Decorated with raised horizontal band.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 324. January 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition