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Pieces of gold

Nubian
203–186 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Meroë, North Africa, Begarawiyeh, Pyramid N. 8

Dimensions

3.0 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12433

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

a: piece of sheet gold, folded, plain; b: piece of sheet gold stamped rosette pattern (thieves’ hole)

Provenance

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