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Panels from an ivory box

Fragments of four panels from a box, none complete. Each with three zones incised decoration: band lotus flowers and buds between fret borders. (S 501)

Provenance

From Meroe S. 501 A. February, 1922: 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,

Object Place

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.1023

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture