Fragments of ivory inlay
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia
Overall: 5.5 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm (2 3/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pieces from at least one large relief scene, consisting of procession of men and animals, palm trees, birds in papyrus thicket (24.1018a, field number 19-3-1581b, 14 pieces loose, 17 mounted on card) Also frags. of Horus and throne names of Shabataka, incised rosettes, and other hieroglyphs (24.1018b, field number 19-3-1581c, 27 pieces loose). Very fragmentary and incomplete. (See also 21.308a-h, 19-3-1581a,d, and Eg.Inv.1490) Illustrated in publication, Fig. 23e,f.
From El-Kurru, Pyr. XVIII. March, 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition