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Fragment

Fragment of a crown (?)

Provenance

From Beg. West 792,1923: 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, Napatan Period, 743–643 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.4 x 1.2 x 0.6 cm (9/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-629

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment