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Silver fragment

Fragment of thin plaque with figure of recumbent lion in repousse relief; obverse not clear, design only legible on reverse; may belong with 21-3-660-662.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18A. 1921: 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, reign of Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. N.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width: 3.7 x 2.3 cm (1 7/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12425

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments