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Bone joints

Five fragments of bone, two fragments go together (animal bone fragments. One distal metacarpal and four shaft fragments from a medium sized mammal).

Provenance

From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 46. March 1914: 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, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 11 cm (9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1504

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains