Sculpture fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period
about 0–A.D. 20


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 5

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.8 x 2.4 cm (1 1/2 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12450

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of decayed head and torso(?) and three smaller fragments, including one head(?).

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 5. 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