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Gold cylinder sheath of Aspelta from Nuri

The Decorated Chapels of the Meroitic Pyramids at Meroe and Barkal

about 1952
Suzanne E. Chapman (American, 1903–1990)


Dimensions

Sheet: 31.8 x 45.7 cm (12 1/2 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

1986.173

Medium or Technique

Graphite pencil

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Provenance

Artist; gift to MFA through the Department of Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art; accessioned by Department of Prints, Drawings and Photographs, May 1986.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Suzanne E. Chapman and the Department of Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Art