Fragment of horse trappings

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N), Pyramid 18

Dimensions

Length: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.17063

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Fragment of a placque, with a mass of decayed leather or organic matter stuck to the back.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. N), pyramid 18. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition