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Fragment of disc

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 0.9 x 3.4 cm (3/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-405b

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Oval disc with hole through center.

Provenance

From Beg. West 609, 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