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Crystal discs

Six clear transparent crystal discs, slightly bent (concave - convex)

Provenance

Gebel Barkal; PYR VIII; 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 263 B.C.–A.D. 248

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness 0.15 cm (1/16 in.), Diameter 0.75 cm

Accession Number

16-4-91

Medium or Technique

Crystal

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects