Plaque

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W 503

Dimensions

Storage Box size 20 x 20 x 2.5 cm (7 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-708

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of plaque, incised decorations of tree, giraffe, disc with pendant uraei, posssibly the back of 23-M-707? Housed with 23-m-707

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 503 1923: 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