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Two ivory discs

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 145

Dimensions

1.5 x 0.50 cm (9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-537d

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Two turned ivory discs one broken and one incomplete. Both have one side flat and one side convex.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 145, 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