User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Long wooden box

A long wooden box of oval section with cover. Pen case? Decayed, incomplete. Remains of silver nails as indicated. Chamber A.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XVIII. 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, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe, Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

22.3 x 4.9 x 4.6 cm (8 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12413

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment