Gold foil

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 179; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.8 x 0.9 cm (5/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-570c

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

One bit of gold foil, evidently backed with silver

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition