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Ivory plaque

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid LIII

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 6.2 cm (3 1/4 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.697

Medium or Technique

Carved ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Rectangular plaque with incised figure of a cow walking to right; broken and fragments missing; discolored. See also 18-1-467(a-e) and 22.698.

Provenance

Found in Pyramid LIII at Nuri. January 1918: 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