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Cylinder

Ivory; solid.

Provenance

From Kerma. Su / 748, Tomb 1036:11. March 18, 1913: 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

13.4163

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment