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Fragment of a ring

This fragmentary ring, from a plundered burial, was found in the thieve's debris. Only the shank survives; the bezel is missing.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 454. 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

23-2-304d

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings