Box

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W179

Dimensions

4.0 x 8.2 x 13 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/4 x 54 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-423

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Bronze box with lid; broken

Provenance

From Meroe, 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