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Plaque fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Tarekeniwal
A.D. 155–170


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 19

Dimensions

Length x width x height: 2.6 x 2.4 x 0.5 cm (1 x 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12309

Medium or Technique

Bronze with silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of bronze plaque with silver lion in relief, facing left; half only preserved (tail over back); two piereced holes, one in each corner.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 19. 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