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Silver disc

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A silver disc set in a bronze frame, with two holes near edge opposite each other and with a central boss on the under side.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid XVI. 1921: 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, reign of Aryesbokhe, A.D. 215–225

Findspot

Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

d: 2.5

Accession Number

21.17102

Medium or Technique

Silver / bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related