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Finger ring

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


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


Meroe, Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold and glass


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Rings