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Electrum finger ring; bezel insiced with four stars, between which is a walking figure.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 126. February 1922: 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, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Ring D. 0.017 x 0.022 Bezel D. 0.011

Accession Number

24.574

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings