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Fragment of silver

Nubian
Meroitic Period
263–248 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR VIII

Dimensions

3.7 x 1.75 x 0.12 cm (1 7/16 x 11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3021.2

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Fragment of thin rectangular slab, corroded black, uninscribed.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VIII; 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