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Fragments of ivory objects

Many inscribed fragments, including parts of two palm columns, royal protocol, and part of a cartouche of Shabaka. Traces of color. See also 19-3-1460, Eg.Inv.1490.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 62. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.1012

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture