Box

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 179; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.6 x 0.5 cm (5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-574

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Twelve bronze plates, probably inlay pieces for box; One perhaps cut in form of uraeus

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition