Inlaid plaque

Nubian
Meroitic Period
200–300


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Length x width: 4.2 x 2.5 cm (1 5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

24.1078

Medium or Technique

Silver and enamel

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Rectangular plaque decorated with three rows of four lozenges each filled with blue paste or enamel.

Provenance

From Meroe, debris behind superstructure of Beg. N. 24. April 8, 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