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Fragment of ivory

Fragment of ivory with one piece having 2 parallel incised lines near preserved end (maybe 515)

Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid III. 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, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 315–270 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.9 x 1.7 cm (1 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12137

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects