90 B.C.–50 A.D.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W 18
Legacy dimension: Ring D. 0.021 Bezel D. 0.019 Tk 0.007
Medium or Technique
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This plundered burial contained several bronze bells and several jewelry items, including ram pendants. This ring has an oval, intaglio bezel that features a king wearing the double crown and holding a whip in left hand. He is depicted seated on an open lotus.
From Meroe, Beg. W 18.1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition