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Many fragments of ivory

Nubian
Napatan Period
353–335 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. ?

Accession Number

20.2565

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

Many fragments of ivory, apparently inlays except for ‘F’
a) ten to twelve straight bars with beveled and various lengths and fragments
b) two triangles
c) small fragments of discs
d) one small rosette
e) half short cylinder block
f) six cylinders and fragments with bored head
g) miscellaneous fragments and cylinders

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid S LI. 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