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Knob

Small knob.

Provenance

From Beg. West 454. February 1923: 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, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-304e

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture