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Foundation deposit

Nubian
Meroitic Period
487–405 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 466

Dimensions

1.2 x 0.9 x 0.45 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-680f

Medium or Technique

Beryl

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Tablet, blue-green

Provenance

From Beg. West 466 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