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Fragments of gold, bronze and mud

Few fragments of mud with imprint of cloth and traces of decoration in blue, red, and black paint with gold foil adhering. Bronze wire fragment.


From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid X, January 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, Meroitic Period, 250–235 B.C.


Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

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Medium or Technique

Mud, gold foil, bronze


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments