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Fragment of a plaque

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of unknown ruler
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 125

Dimensions

.95 x 1.0 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-490a

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment  End of a plaque (?), with diamond patern, but (?) diamonds see 22-2-489 patina thicker on concaved side (outside?) than on convexed side (inside?)

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 1922: 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