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Pieces of ivory

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 27

Dimensions

2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-456

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

Ivory point and another small fragment, appear to have been broken from the same object.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27, 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