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Scraps of gold

Scraps of gold leaf

Provenance

From Meroe, W 212 December, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 250–50 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Accession Number

22-12-20b

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments