270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 486
Length: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Lapis lazuli, silver
Not On View
Lapis barrel capped with silver cone at each end with hole in base.
From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 486 [Excav. date] March 1, 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition