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Inlay piece

Nubian
Napatan Period
353–335 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 9 x 0.6 cm (1/4 x 3 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1022

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

19 pieces of ivory bands with incised concentric circles. Traces color (alternate red and blue units). 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