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Silver discs from horse trappings

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


Findspot: Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.5

Accession Number

21.17103

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment, Animal-related

Three silver discs each with two holes near edge.

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