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Ivory fragments

a) ten fragments of at least three lotus flower columns with double or triple caps; b) series of modeled fragments/perhaps figure of a throne; c) incised decorated fragments of garments(?) Larger scale than b; d) framents of legs of box or miniature beds; e) miscellaneous worked fragments; f)...

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From Beg. South, Pyramid LII. 1921: 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, 353–335 B.C.


Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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