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Fragment of ivory

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
315–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid III

Dimensions

3.9 x 1.7 cm (1 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12137

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

Fragment of ivory with one piece having 2 parallel incised lines near preserved end (maybe 515)

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid III. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition