Late Meroitic Period
3rd century A.D.
Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 60
Legacy dimension: Length: 19.2 cm; W. 11 cm
Medium or Technique
Wood and ivory
Not On View
Wooden box cover with ivory inlays in a star pattern in six registers.
From Karanog, tomb G 60. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.
(Accession date: March 25, 1992)
MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange