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Long wooden box

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII, chamber A

Dimensions

22.3 x 4.9 x 4.6 cm (8 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12413

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

A long wooden box of oval section with cover. Pen case? Decayed, incomplete. Remains of silver nails as indicated. Chamber A.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 1921: 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