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Finger ring

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 flat, circular glass inlay.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

23.434

Medium or Technique

Silver and glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings