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Ring with a bezel

Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320
From Egypt, Nubia, Faras, Cemetery 1, Grave 899, University of Oxford Excavations in Nubia 1910–1912
Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of Oxford University Expedition to Nubia, 1926
Accession Number:
Not on view
Excavated by the Oxford Expedition to Nubia at Faras 1910-1912. Allotted to the Oxford Expedition by the government in the division of finds. Then, received by the Museum in 1926.

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