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Gold ring, missing bezel, heavily encrusted. Iron fragments in band.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 333. February, 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, 185–10 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

Bezel mount: 1.4 x 1.8 x 0.2 cm (9/16 x 11/16 x 1/16 in.) Shank:: 2.1 x 2.1 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-15c.1

Medium or Technique

Gold, iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings