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Plaques

Three plaques stuck together, base gold silver and glass paste. Glass paste is now broken into many small fragments.

Provenance

From Meroe-Beg N8. 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, 185–170 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.4 x 2.3 cm (1 5/16 x 7/8 in.), tk: 0.1

Accession Number

22-2-3b

Medium or Technique

Gold, silver, glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects