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Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 30. 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 Aritentesbokhe, A.D. 175–190

Findspot

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

Dimensions

6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12373

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical