Silver horse trappings

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


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 3 W. 3.2 TH. 1.8 cm

Accession Number

24.1817

Medium or Technique

Gilt silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Rectangular horse harness plaque with figure of lion, bounding right; abraded. Gilt Silver with bronze back-plate.

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