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Gold fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W165

Dimensions

5x3cm

Accession Number

23-1-31b

Medium or Technique

Gold foil

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

numerous gold foil fragments, some painted with red and black

Provenance

From Meroe, W 165. January, 1923: 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