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Fragments of ivory

Several hundred fragments of ivory, as follows: a) fragments of plaques with reliefs--lion, lotus, osiris crown, winged goddess, plan w/ incised border, b) fragments of plaques with cut our figures, c) fragments of apparently legs or feet, indicating a box or miniature bed, d) incised...

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Provenance

From Beg. South Pyramid X. 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, 350–270 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.2556

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments