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Inlay fragments

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


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

Dimensions

Other: 7.4 x 2.5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-614c

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Ivory inlay of papyrus (?) column in fragments. See fig. 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