Fragments of a box

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. West, Pyramid 106

Dimensions

4.5 x 1.75 x .2 cm (1 3/4 x 11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-618e

Medium or Technique

Silver/Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Ten Plaques, silver over bronze with relief pattern on silver much corroded, some incomplete, design not entirely clear.

Provenance

From Beg. West, Pyr. 106 1921: 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