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Inlay fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–10 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia; Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 154

Dimensions

D 2.1

Accession Number

22-2-547c

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

16 lobed ivory rosette, broken and part missing, lobes on petals in relief depressions apparently cut away with saw or some similar tool.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 154. February, 1922: 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