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Horn cover

Horn protector with copper rivet through side part, broken.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K444 #40. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : 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: 2 x 4.4 x 0.9 cm (13/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1047

Medium or Technique

Ivory and copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related