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Thumb ring

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Plain, circular thumb ring. Smooth surface. Made of quartzite.

Provenance

From Meroe, tomb W 311, chamber debris. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 90 B.C.–A.D. 40

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

height x width x Diameter: 2.3 x 3.5 x 3.8 cm (7/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.1803

Medium or Technique

Quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings