Fragments of ivory inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XV, room B

Dimensions

Other: 2.8 x 0.7 x 0.4 cm (1 1/8 x 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2156.1

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

30 miscellaneous fragments of ivory inlays, some with incised lines, and lotus plants and rosettes in relief (Plate XXXIV in Kurru; figure number in publication is 20j)

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid XV, room B. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition