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Fragmentary finger ring

This fragmentary intaglio fing features a star-shaped emblem on the bezel. A considerable amount of jewelry was recovered from the tomb.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27 1922: 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, 90–10 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

d. 0.8 cm

Accession Number

22-2-622

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings