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Ivory inlay

Nubian
Napatan Period
653–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 170

Dimensions

.7 x .7 x .4 cm (1/4 x 1/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12191

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Few fragments of ivory with rectangular inlay

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 170. 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