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Ivory fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), El Kurru, Tomb Ku.62

Dimensions

Overall: 20.1 cm (7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1032

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Miscellaneous ivory furniture inlay. Greater part of a djed-column. Free standing, in low relief on both faces. Tang top and bottom for insertion into frame of piece of furniture. (Fragments of several others not registered). Has now been joined with 24.1033 and renumbered as 24.1754.[See also 24.1032 and entry for 19-3-1460]

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Ku. 62. March, 1919: 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