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Scraps of ivory

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XIV

Dimensions

1.5 x 0.8 x 0.4 cm (9/16 x 5/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-1-582b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Four scraps of ivory, two of white have fragmentary incised decorations.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), 14. January 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition