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Inlay fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–10 B.C.


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

Dimensions

3.9 x 0.25 cm (1 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-547b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

5 ivory pegs, some broken, fitting holes in strips 22-2-547a.

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