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Box

Nubian


Accession Number

21-3-496a-e

Medium or Technique

Wood, bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Two pieces from a box, apparently front and back, (b) the better preserved. A bronze hook plate is on (a). A design of plants (lotus?) carved on both (a) and (b). Joints, dovetailed, nailed with small bronze nails. Cornice 50mm high at top over top of cornice 35 mm. 4 Dovetails, lockplate has opening for taking in loop of clasp. (c) side of a box (?) not belonging to (a-b). (d) carved ornament, flat. (e) plain piece of woodpfragment

Provenance

HU-MFA Expedition. Meroe. NXXX Chamber A.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition