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Fragment of silver

Twisted and corroded rectangular bar made of silver (probably gilded?).

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR VI; 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, reign of Naldamak, 56–43 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.2 x 1.8 x 0.9 cm (1 1/4 x 11/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2516

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments