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Finger ring with inlaid glass bezel

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This ring was found on the right hand of the deceased. The bezel is set with a circular blue and yellow glass inlay.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 130. 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

Bezel: 1.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm (9/16 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.) Shank: 2.8 x 2.2 cm (1 1/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-512b

Medium or Technique

Silver and glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings