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Inlays from wooden box

Nubian
Napatan Period
468–335 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 834

Dimensions

Diameter: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-643a

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Cylinder, broken hole in center of botton, and hole in side.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 834). 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition