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Box fragment

Nubian
Late Meroitic Period
3rd century A.D.


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Aniba, Tomb G 60

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 19.2 cm; W. 11 cm

Accession Number

1991.1126

Medium or Technique

Wood and ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Wooden box cover with ivory inlays in a star pattern in six registers.

Provenance

From Aniba, tomb G 60. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange