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Fragments of gold foil and chip of carnelian

Fragments of crumpled foil, small natural chip of carnelian.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 14. January 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 185–50 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

chip of carnelian: 1.5 x 1.7 x 0.5 cm

Accession Number

22-1-586c

Medium or Technique

Gold, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments