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Fragments of ivory

Nubian
Napatan Period
463–431 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. ?

Accession Number

21.11992

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

Includes fragments of inlays, curved strips, etc.
26 rectangular fragments
23 triangles and fragments
1 long triangular inlay
1 diamond shaped inlay
1 lobe shaped inlay with incised pattern
1 rosette, pierced through center w/ round hole
Many shapeless fragments as well

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid S 53. 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