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Fragment of horse trappings

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Fragment of a placque, with a mass of decayed leather or organic matter stuck to the back.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. N), pyramid 18. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. N), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.17063

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related