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a) 1 gold wire ring incised surface flattened; b) 5 bronze wire rings ends unjoined, corroded;

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W159a: 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,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

22-12-11a,b

Medium or Technique

Gold, bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings