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Fragments of jewelry

a- 3 gilded silver like 21-3-608d, lotus flower b- fragment of crushed and twisted tubular bead

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 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, reign of Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

a- 1.6 x 1.3 b-1.1

Accession Number

21.17065

Medium or Technique

Gilded silver, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads