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Bronze disc; silver handle in form of papyrus column. Incised rosette on base of column.

Provenance

From Meroe, tomb S 32. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, late 6th century B.C.

Findspot

Begrawiya, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 15 x 5.5 cm (11 x 5 7/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.961

Medium or Technique

Silver; bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical