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Fragments of ivory

Ivory inlays

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South). Pyramid 93. 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, 431–404 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-829

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments