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Lid

Nubian


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, S501 A

Dimensions

Overall: 5.9 x 2 x 6.4 cm (2 5/16 x 13/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.1024

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Fragment of convex lid of a box. Incised decoration: border of lotus flowers and buds; center of top lotus. In two pieces; incomplete.

Provenance

From Meroe, S501 A. January, 1922: 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