Fragments of jewelry
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII, chamber A
a) 1.6 x 0.45; b) 0.9 x 0.8; c) 0.6; d) 0.7 x 0.8
Medium or Technique
Gold, electrum, silver
Not On View
a) Gold amulet bead bent. b) Gold amulet. Hole through top for thread, dark color, flat back. c) Hollow electrum hemisphere (irregular) with 2 holes and one fragment crushed. d) Small fragment corroded sheet silver. e) A few of small scraps of foil.
From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition