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Inlay fragments

Triangular inlay piece and fragments of others

Provenance

From Meroe, W 154. February, 1922: 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, Meroitic Period, 185–10 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

0.9 x 0.12 cm (3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-547d

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments