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Fragments of gold foil and chip of carnelian

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


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

Dimensions

chip of carnelian: 1.5 x 1.7 x 0.5 cm

Accession Number

22-1-586c

Medium or Technique

Gold, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragments of crumpled foil, small natural chip of carnelian.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 14. January 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition