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Scraps of gold

Nubian
Meroitic Period
250–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 212; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

22-12-20b

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Scraps of gold leaf

Provenance

From Meroe, W 212 December, 1922: 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