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Plaques

Rectangular plaque like 22-2-490a heavily patinated rim gone at two places other wise complete unless there was at one time a back plate

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 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

2.1 x 1.1 cm (13/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-491

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments