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Ring on toe bone

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Ivory ring on human toe bone.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KN175x. 1916: 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, Early Kerma, 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1556

Medium or Technique

Ivory and human bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings