Remains of trappings

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. West, Pyramid 114

Dimensions

16.0 x 19.1 x 0.1 cm (6 5/16 x 7 1/2 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-564a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Lower part of triangular bronze plate four rivets (obj. reg. says 9) by which if it was fastened (presumably to cloth). Surface decorated with a number of incised concentric circles

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 114 1921: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition