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Finger ring found linked to 23-1-364a, and similar type. In two pieces; heavily corroded and encrusted. Decorated with raised horizontal band.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 324. January 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.5 cm (if whole) (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-364b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings