40 B.C.–A.D. 114
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, tomb W 453
Bezel: 1.1 x 1.2 x 0.2 cm (7/16 x 1/2 x 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver and glass
Not On View
This ring was recovered from the thieve’s debris along with several additional items of jewelry. The bezel of the ring is set with a glass intaglio with a bird motif.
From Meroe, Beg. W 453. February 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition