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Fragments of ivory objects

6 fragments, joined with 19-3-1460 (illustrated in publication, fig. 33d): 19-4-67a: inscribed fragment with a partial cartouche of Shabako 19-4-67b: inscribed fragment 19-4-67c: inscribed fragment 19-4-67d: inscribed fragment 19-4-67e: inscribed fragment 19-4-67f: inscribed fragment

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)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 2.1 x 0.3 cm (1 3/4 x 13/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2862

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments