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Inlay

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 142

Dimensions

1.9 x 1.0 x 0.16 cm (3/4 x 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-535b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Ivory inlay piece (?) broken in three with a small chip missing.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 142, 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