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This hand-fabricated ring has a large, flat, oval bezel once inlaid with pink glass.


From Meroe, Beg. W 5. January 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-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, Meroitic Period, 90–50 B.C.


Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: Bezel 1.9 x 2.5 cm (3/4 x 1 in.)Overall: Ring 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold and glass


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Rings