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Fragments of ivory

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
350–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid X

Accession Number

20.2556

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Several hundred fragments of ivory, as follows: a) fragments of plaques with reliefs–lion, lotus, osiris crown, winged goddess, plan w/ incised border,
b) fragments of plaques with cut our figures,
c) fragments of apparently legs or feet, indicating a box or miniature bed,
d) incised concentric circles,
e) fragments with bored holes,
f) cylinidrical fragments

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid X. 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