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Signet ring

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

Provenance

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

42.127

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings