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Gold wire

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 102

Dimensions

2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-535b

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Piece of heavy wire, both ends show cutting.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 102. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition