Ivory inlay fragments
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XV
Largest mount: 12.5 x 35 cm (4 15/16 x 13 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Many pieces of relief scene on panel. Includes papyrus flowers, birds, procession of men and animals, and hieroglyphs, including name of Shabaka. One (19-3-231c) has part of titles of Shabaka with a jackal standard. Two scenes mounted for display (19-3-231e) show men driving animals, palms, lotus plants, birds, and water. Part of 19-3-231e not found. 19-3-231b, f-r not found. See also 24.1035. Illustrated in publication: fig. 20g,f.
From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Pyr. XV. March, 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition