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Inlay piece

Nubian
Napatan Period
353–335 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Pyr. S. XXVII

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 11 x 0.2 cm (5/16 x 4 5/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1021

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Thirty-one pieces of ivory bands with incised rosettes. Traces of color (alternate rosettes red and blue). Many pieces fitting. (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