Crystal discs

Nubian
Meroitic Period
263 B.C.–A.D. 248


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR VIII

Dimensions

Thickness 0.15 cm (1/16 in.), Diameter 0.75 cm

Accession Number

16-4-91

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

Six clear transparent crystal discs, slightly bent (concave - convex)

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR VIII; 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