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Inlay pieces

Fragments of at least six rectangular inlay pieces. Incised decoration: on each of 5 - 3 squatting deities; on 6th large figure seated on throne. In 53 pieces.

Provenance

From Meroe: W 127, No. 54. February, 1922: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, Meroitic Period, A.D. 30–175

Object Place

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.1025

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture