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Ivory fragments

Nubian
Napatan Period
353–335 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. ?

Accession Number

20.2567

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

a) ten fragments of at least three lotus flower columns with double or triple caps; b) series of modeled fragments/perhaps figure of a throne; c) incised decorated fragments of garments(?) Larger scale than b; d) framents of legs of box or miniature beds; e) miscellaneous worked fragments; f) miscellaneous fragments and splinters.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid LII. 1921: 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