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Fragments of boss

Boss with four nail holes broken at intervals around edge and one nail not broken out. Circular plate probably fastened to underside.

Provenance

Nubia, Meroe(Beg.)N 30, March, 1921. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, Aritenyesbokhe, A.D. 175–190

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

diameter 3.3cm

Accession Number

21.12316

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements