Brazier fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 179

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.990

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze. Tiny hanging brazier? A series of bands rivetted together. Ring at base and two loops at rim.

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