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Ivory fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period
698–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 846

Dimensions

2.6 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm (1 x 3/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-664

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragments of ivory plates (inlays?). Also found fragments of glass not listed in register.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 846). 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