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Ivory fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of an unidentified ruler
468–435 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. Pyramid LXVIII

Dimensions

.4 x .6 x .2 cm (3/16 x 1/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12147

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

Five small rectangular inlays and a small fragment with rough edge lines; two tear drops; Six fragment strips with circular incised design

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid LXVIII. 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