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Fragments of ebony

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII, chamber A

Dimensions

46.0 cm (18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21-3-693b

Medium or Technique

Ebony

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

3 pieces of ebony sticks (2 fittings) part of staff  c- missing (but see 21-3-693 for detail on a)

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 1921: 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