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Seal

Seal, yellow, inset white.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, W165B thieves' debris above mastaba. February, 1923: 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, 110–10 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.2 x 0.9 x 1cm (1/16 x 5/16 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

23-1-4b

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Seals