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Fragment of bone

Small sliver of bone (human?)

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid VI. 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 Arkamani–qo ( Ergamenes I), 270–260 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2.0 x 1.0 cm (13/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2560.1

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects