Discs

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12423.4

Medium or Technique

Silver and bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Two silver discs set in bronze, each with two holes in opposite edges.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18. 1921: 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