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Pieces of gold

a: piece of sheet gold, folded, plain; b: piece of sheet gold stamped rosette pattern (thieves' hole)

Provenance

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, 203–186 B.C.

Object Place

Meroë, Sudan

Dimensions

3.0 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12433

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments