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Animal teeth

Several teeth from a large herbivorous animal such as a horse or ox.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XX. 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Tanyidamani, 110–90 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21-12-124c

Medium or Technique

Teeth

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains