Bound prisoner shaped plaque

Nubian
Meroitic Period
1st century A.D.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Gebel Barkalf, flagstaff niche I 3 of second pylon), Gebel Barkal, Temple of Amun, Court B 501

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 9.9 cm height 7.8 cm Length: of nail 5.5 cm

Accession Number

24.1790

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tile and inlays

Bronze plaque shaped like a prisoner with his hands and feet bound (together) behind his back. Incsised. Head broken off and repaired.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Gebel Barkal, Temple of Amun, Court B 501 (flagstaff niche I 3 of second pylon) / Bibliog: "Kush: List Kingdom of the Nile" )Brockton 1981-83) Gallery Guide, no. 78.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition