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Small plaque fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 126

Dimensions

1.4 x 1.1 cm (9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-496a,b,d

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

a) fragment of small plaque, heavily patinated, poor condition
b) frag of embossed plaque, heavily patinated, poor condition
d) seal of broken signet ring, and two fragments of band, illegible

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 126, 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