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Fragments of ivory

A few scraps of ivory.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Mastaba LXIII. 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, 431–404 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.11994

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments