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Ivory inlays

Five complete and two fragments to make another, half rounds or ivory decorated with three incised lines around equator. OR has "found in bronze cup".

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 72. 1919: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka, 701–690 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 0.9 cm (1 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2902

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture