Plaque in the form of a bound prisoner
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Temple of Amun, B551, "Meroitic Kiosk"
Height x width x depth: 9.4 x 6.8 x 0.3 cm (3 11/16 x 2 11/16 x 1/8 in.)
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Small bronze plaque in the shape of a bound prisoner; pierced with a square nail. Engraved with details of dress and Meroitic inscription. The plaque is likely to have been attached to a footstool or throne base.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Temple of Amun, B 501/Found in the "Meroitic Kiosk". 1920: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan; 1924: received by the MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition