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Inlay piece

Nubian
Napatan Period
353–335 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Beg. S Pyramid XXVII

Dimensions

9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1020

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Fifty-two pieces of ivory bands with mitred ends. Incised design of lotus flowers and buds, rosette and circular designs. Traces red and blue color. Broken; complete. (Inlay from a box)

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. S. XXVII. February, 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition