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Inlays from wooden box

Nubian
Napatan Period
468–335 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 834

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 1.129 x 0.4 cm (7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-643c

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Fifteen square inlay peices, lower half extending in ledge for attachment.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 834). 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition