Fragments of altar on wheels

Nubian
Napatan Period
698–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, Beg. S88

Dimensions

Dia 4.2 H 1.6

Accession Number

21.12127

Medium or Technique

Bronze and iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Miscellaneous fragments, including two bronze wheels. The whole perhaps parts of a small iron altar on wheels?

Provenance

Found at Meroe Beg S88. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition