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Ivory inlay fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 18 (Shebitku), room A

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 2.5 x 0.8 cm (2 9/16 x 1 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-3-1581a

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Seven fragments of inlay, not detailed carving. Eight of original fourteen; 19-3-1581a were accessioned as 21.308a-h. See also: 24.1018; 19-3-1581d; and Eg.Inv.1490.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 18 (Shebitku), room A. 1919: 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