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This ring has an uninscribed, rectangular bezel. It is hand-fabricated.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Nuri, Pyramid 4 (tomb of Siaspiqa). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Siaspiqa, 487–468 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Pyramid 4, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Bezel: 0.7 x 1 cm (1/4 x 3/8 in.) Shank: 1.9 x 1.9 cm (3/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.297

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings