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Gold wire

Piece of heavy wire, both ends show cutting.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 102. 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, A.D. 90–246

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-535b

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments