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Panels from an ivory box

Nubian


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, S. 501 A

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 2.5 x 0.5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1023

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Fragments of four panels from a box, none complete. Each with three zones incised decoration: band lotus flowers and buds between fret borders. (S 501)

Provenance

From Meroe S. 501 A. February, 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