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Lower part of triangular bronze plate four rivets (obj. reg. says 9) by which if it was fastened (presumably to cloth). Surface decorated with a number of incised concentric circles

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 114 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, A.D. 90–246

Findspot

Beg. West, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

16.0 x 19.1 x 0.1 cm (6 5/16 x 7 1/2 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-564a

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related