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Rings

Fragments of wire ring

Provenance

From Beg. West 31 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, 250–170 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.25 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-99c

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings