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Rings

Two rings, ends not meeting, sheet metal

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 288 February 1923: 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 to Meroitic Period, A.D. 90–246

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

2.3 x 0.4 cm (7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-41a

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings