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Finger ring

This ring has has a glass intaglio set in the bezel. It features a bird in profile.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. N, Pyramid N 6. March 1921: 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, reign of Queen Amanishakheto, 10 B.C.–0

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.511

Medium or Technique

Gold and glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings