Foundation deposit

Nubian
Meroitic Period
487–405 B.C.


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

Dimensions

largest 2.5 x 3.0 x 0.35 cm (1 x 1 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-680i

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Three tablets

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