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Gold disc

Small disc of very thin gold. Patina patch on one side.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West, Room B) Pyr. 139, 1922: 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. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

D 0.8 TK 0.3

Accession Number

22-2-519

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments