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Inlays

Nubian
Meroitic Period
250 B.C.–170 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 152

Dimensions

0.8 x 0.38 x 0.22 cm (5/16 x 1/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-543k

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

14 small diamond shaped ivory inlay pieces (5 broken) .

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 152, 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