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Fragments of inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. Pyramid XLV

Dimensions

2.7 x 3.0 x .4 cm (1 1/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12041

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

5 broken fragments of rectangular inlay or plaque uzat eye incised

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XLV. 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