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Ivory fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye) ?
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 54

Accession Number

19.2662

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Several fragments of ivory and one piece of gold foil; the bag is possibly mislabeled and should be labeled 19-3-1419, or it has been combined with the objects from 19-3-1419.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 54. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition