Silver fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18A

Dimensions

Length x width: 3.7 x 2.3 cm (1 7/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12425

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of thin plaque with figure of recumbent lion in repousse relief; obverse not clear, design only legible on reverse; may belong with 21-3-660-662.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18A. 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