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Wooden khekher signs

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 453

Dimensions

2.8 x 18.3 cm (1 1/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-287

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Nearly 20 wooden khekher signs.

Provenance

From Beg. West 453. February 1923: 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