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Ring inset

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 165; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.9 x 0.9 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-4a

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

Small base-plate of older scarab, cut off and used as inset for ring.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 165. February, 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