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Inlay fragments

Ivory inlay of papyrus (?) column in fragments. See fig. 131 in Meroe.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. 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, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 7.4 x 2.5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-614c

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture