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Signet ring

Electrum. On bezel two hawk's heads back to back, each wearing double crown.


From Gammai, Mound E, bronze box. September 1915: excavated by the Harvard University Expedition. lent by Mrs. Oric Bates, Sept. 4, 1924; gift of Oric Bates, March 1942.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Rings