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Fragment of horn

Fragment of gazelle horn with hole bored in base. Body is carved in abstract design.

Provenance

From Nubia K1803. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.5 x 5.0 x 10.5 cm (3/16 x 1 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1098

Medium or Technique

Horn

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments