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Ivory panel decorations

Nubian
Meroitic Period
468–335 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 438

Dimensions

4.5 x 1.25 x 0.65 cm (1 3/4 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-274e

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Three panel decorations from side of box; All imperfect

Provenance

From Beg. West 438. 1923: 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