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Gold foil fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Tarekeniwal
A.D. 155–170


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 19

Dimensions

Length x width: 1.0 x 0.9 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12259

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Small wad of gold foil.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 19. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition