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Fragmentary finger ring with inlaid glass bezel

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This ring was found on the left hand of the deceased. The middle of the shank is missing.


From MeroeBeg. West, tomb 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


Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)


Bezel: 1.1 x 1.2 x 1.2 cm (7/16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver and glass


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Rings