Requires Photography

Gold wire

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 140

Dimensions

D=.1 TK 0.3

Accession Number

22-2-526a

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Short length of gold wire, tapering slightly at each end.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 140, 1922: 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