Inlay fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Kashta (?)
750–743 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 8

Accession Number

19.2903

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Numerous fragments of ivory inlays with pieces of gold foil mixed in.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 8 (Tomb of Kashta). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition