Bronze ibis (statuette)

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Teqerideamani
A.D. 90–114


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 28

Dimensions

3.2 x 2.8 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12344

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Ibis (bird) with a snake in its beak.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 28. 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