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Fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, El Kurru, Ku 62

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: height approximately 0.201

Accession Number

24.1033

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Miscellaneous ivory. Part of double papyrus ornament. Free standing, in low relief on both faces. Tangs at head of flowers and base of stalks for insertion into frame of piece of furniture. (Fragments of several others not registered). Has now been joined with 24.1032 and renumbered as 24.1754. See also fragments 19-3-1460.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Ku. 62. March, 1919: 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