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Plaques

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 125

Dimensions

2.1 x 1.1 cm (13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-491

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Rectangular plaque like 22-2-490a heavily patinated rim gone at two places other wise complete unless there was at one time a back plate

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition