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Fragments of ivory

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanisio
260–250 B.C.


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

Dimensions

3 x 2 x .3 cm (1 3/16 x 13/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-4-3

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

3 fragments of ivory (2 fitting) of a cylinder object

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. S) pyramid 5. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition