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Fragments of boss

Nubian
Meroitic Period, Aritenyesbokhe
A.D. 175–190


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), North 30

Dimensions

diameter 3.3cm

Accession Number

21.12316

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Boss with four nail holes broken at intervals around edge and one nail not broken out. Circular plate probably fastened to underside.

Provenance

Nubia, Meroe(Beg.)N 30, March, 1921. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition