Plaque showing a smiting king
Meroitic Period, reign of Aryesbokhe
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N), Pyramid 16
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Once part of an elaborately decorated horse harness, this plaque carries a raised relief figure of a striding ruler with his hand raised to smite an enemy. It is one of 15 from the same tomb.
From Meroe (Beg. N), pyramid 16 (tomb of Aryesbokhe). 1921: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition