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Fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period
519–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W502

Dimensions

Overall (Largest): 1.1 x 3 x 3.1 cm (7/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-592

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

little hathor head with crown (one piece), fragments of another, inscribed rectangular piece, incised with female figure (queen?)

Provenance

From Beg. West 502. 1923: 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