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Pieces of ivory

Ivory point and another small fragment, appear to have been broken from the same object.

Provenance

From Beg. West 27, 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, Meroitic Period, 90–10 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-456

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects