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Fragments of jewelry

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII, chamber A

Dimensions

a- 1.6 x 1.3 b-1.1

Accession Number

21.17065

Medium or Technique

Gilded silver, gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

a- 3 gilded silver like 21-3-608d, lotus flower b- fragment of crushed and twisted tubular bead

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 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