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Fragments of a box

Ten Plaques, silver over bronze with relief pattern on silver much corroded, some incomplete, design not entirely clear.

Provenance

From Beg. West, Pyr. 106 1921: 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, A.D. 90–246

Findspot

Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

4.5 x 1.75 x .2 cm (1 3/4 x 11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-618e

Medium or Technique

Silver/Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture