Silver horse trappings

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of King Amanitaraqide
40–A.D. 50


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.6 x 2.8 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1060

Medium or Technique

Gilded silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Silver. Rectangular plaque. In repoussé, group of hieroglyphs; “Ankh”, “Was” and “Neb”. Corroded. See 24.1057-1064. Originally affixed to leather strap.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyramid Beg. N. 16. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924, assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition