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Ivory plaque

Rectangular plaque with incised figure of a cow walking to right; broken and fragments missing; discolored. See also 18-1-467(a-e) and 22.698.

Provenance

Found in Pyramid LIII at Nuri. January 1918: 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,

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.697

Medium or Technique

Carved ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects