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Ivory inlays

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye) ?
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 54

Accession Number

19.2674

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Two circular inlays with incised lines.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 54. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition