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Fragments of ivory inlay

Pieces from at least one large relief scene, consisting of procession of men and animals, palm trees, birds in papyrus thicket (24.1018a, field number 19-3-1581b, 14 pieces loose, 17 mounted on card) Also frags. of Horus and throne names of Shabataka, incised rosettes, and other hieroglyphs...

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From El-Kurru, Pyr. XVIII. March, 1919: 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 Shebitka, 760–660 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

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The Ancient World