Turned ivory box legs
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W179
Overall: 0.7 x 3 x 0.7 cm (1/4 x 1 3/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Four turned pieces of ivory, probably legs of a box. They are all sprung (broken) and one is incomplete. the bottoms are flat thin disks of ivory which are set in, now unattached.
From Meroe, Beg., W179. 1922: 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