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Fragment of an ivory plaque in the form of a foreign captive

Provenance

From el-Kurru, yyramid 18 (tomb of Shabitka). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka, 698–690 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.308h

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture