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Gold sheet

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Tanyidamani
110–90 B.C


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XX, chamber B

Dimensions

5.8 x 2.2 cm (2 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12483

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Piece of sheet gold folded and crumpled

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XX. 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