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This carved stone ring, in the style of a signet, has a plain bezel of blue glass. It was found in the thieves' debris. Published by Dunham as having been given to Khartoum.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 453. February 1923: 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, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Bezel: 1.3 x 1.9 cm (1/2 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23.433

Medium or Technique

Stone and glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings