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Fragments of ivory inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
760–660 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm (2 3/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1018

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Pieces from at least one large relief scene, consisting of procession of men and animals, palm trees, birds in papyrus thicket (24.1018a, field number 19-3-1581b, 14 pieces loose, 17 mounted on card) Also frags. of Horus and throne names of Shabataka, incised rosettes, and other hieroglyphs (24.1018b, field number 19-3-1581c, 27 pieces loose). Very fragmentary and incomplete. (See also 21.308a-h, 19-3-1581a,d, and Eg.Inv.1490) Illustrated in publication, Fig. 23e,f.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Pyr. XVIII. March, 1919: 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