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Gold lump

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 102

Dimensions

1.2 x 0.95 x 0.45 cm (1/2 x 3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-535a

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Dented lump, showing hammer mark by which it was shaped, solid and heavy.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 102. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition