40 B.C.–A.D. 40
Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 159; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan
2.2 x 2.1 cm (7/8 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Placque in sheet metal of human head in repousse relief, surrounded by 2 rows of dots and having 2 rings of wire attached to front surface, one on each side. Also similar placque and fragment of same
From Meroe, W 159. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition