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Bronze ibis (statuette)

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Ibis (bird) with a snake in its beak.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 28. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Teqerideamani, A.D. 90–114

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. N.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.2 x 2.8 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12344

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture