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Ivory fragments and chips

Nubian
Meroitic Period
468–335 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 438

Dimensions

Other: 0.9 x 3.1 cm (3/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-274d

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Many (200) ivory fragments and chips, some inlay fragments, rectangular and triangular, also few strips with incised circles and cross hatching.

Provenance

From Beg. West 438. Febraury 1923: 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