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Silver fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 125

Dimensions

1.3 x 2.5 cm (1/2 x 1 in.) Tk. 2.0

Accession Number

22-2-490e

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Five very irregular and apparently solid fragments covered with heavy patina. Of these: 1) has two small ball beads adhereing on opposite sides. 2) has one ball bead as? and one carnelian ball bead adhereing on opposite sides, also imprint of one of the gold ram and disc beads (22-2-479c) and 3) has imprint of ram and disc bead

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 1922: 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