Fragments of bronze

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 145

Dimensions

Largest L 2.8 x Largest W 1.3 cm (1 1/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-537i

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Many fragments of bronze fittings from a small box or casket.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 145, 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