Ornament

Nubian
Meroitic Period
about 0–A.D. 20


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 5

Dimensions

Lenght x width x height: 4.4 x 3.4 x 2.8 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21-12-57a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Fragment of a heavy bronze ornament depicting two leaves and a berry.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 5. 1921: 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