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Fragments of ivory

Broken fragments of ivory.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XVIII. 1921: 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, 463–431 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

longest is 3.4 cm

Accession Number

21.12332

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments