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Ring

Fragment of a faience ring with a scarab between two lotus buds.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 10 (foundation debris). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 800–780 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19.2005

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings