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Fragments of ivory

Nubian
Meroitic Period
435–315 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W433

Dimensions

Overall (largest fragment): 5 x 0.4 x 0.5 cm (1 15/16 x 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-260

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

All flat strips, several wth bevelled ends. About 200 pieces.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg., W433, theif's debris on floor of room. 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