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Inlay pieces

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, W 127A

Dimensions

Other: 3.1 x 2.8 x 0.2 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1025

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Fragments of at least six rectangular inlay pieces. Incised decoration: on each of 5 - 3 squatting deities; on 6th large figure seated on throne. In 53 pieces.

Provenance

From Meroe: W 127, No. 54. February, 1922: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