Folding stool (reconstruction)
1st century A.D.
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe; Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), Tomb W 415
Height: 39.5 cm (15 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood, bronze and silver
Not On View
Wooden stool with bronze and silver fittings. Reconstruction (with modern ebonized wood using original metal fittings) of a folding stool. The style of the stool was heavily influenced by the contemporary Hellenistic world. Reconstructed by Mr. Young.
From Meroe, Beg. Tomb W 415 no. 1. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition