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Inlay fragments

Fragments of ivory inlay.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 805. 1923: 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, 690–623 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 0.9 x 0.8 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 5/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-669e

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments