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Inlay fragments

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 179

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 x 0.4 x 3 cm (1 1/16 x 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-614b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Ivory inlay of web basket surmounted by two Uraeit sun disks. In fragments. See figure 131 in Meroe.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. 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