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Fragments of gold, bronze and mud

Nubian
Meroitic Period
250–235 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid X

Accession Number

23-1-245

Medium or Technique

Mud, gold foil, bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Few fragments of mud with imprint of cloth and traces of decoration in blue, red, and black paint with gold foil adhering. Bronze wire fragment.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid X, January 1923: 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