Silver disc

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Aryesbokhe
A.D. 215–225


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. North, Pyramid XVI

Dimensions

d: 2.5

Accession Number

21.17102

Medium or Technique

Silver / bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

A silver disc set in a bronze frame, with two holes near edge opposite each other and with a central boss on the under side.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XVI. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition