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This ring and a number of gold bracelet/necklace elements were found on the coffin bench. The ring has an oval, intaglio bezel that features an wedjat eye.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. N, Pyramid N 21. January 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, unknown ruler, 40–10 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. North, Egypt (Sudan)

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.017 x 0.017

Accession Number

24.573

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings