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Plaque fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Aritenyesbokhe
A.D. 175–190


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 30

Dimensions

2.0 x 2.0 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12317

Medium or Technique

Bronze, silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Bronze plaque fragments with silver lion in relief, very fragmentary.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 30. 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