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Ivory object

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 16

Dimensions

Length: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2216

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Egg-shaped ivory object.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani). 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