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Fragment of ivory

Chip ivory.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 844). 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, Napatan Period, 743–542 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-693d

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments