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Disc inlays

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 458

Dimensions

diameter 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-250

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Two disc inlays (or sets).

Provenance

From Beg. West 458. March 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition