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Fragment of silver

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Naldamak
56–43 B.C.


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

Dimensions

3.2 x 1.8 x 0.9 cm (1 1/4 x 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2516

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Twisted and corroded rectangular bar made of silver (probably gilded?).

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VI; 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