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Box ?

Fragments, thin strips, some pierced, small holes, rectangular interior

Provenance

From Meroe, W 214 January, 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 40 B.C.–A.D. 40

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

4.0 x 0.09 cm (1 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-63a

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture