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Horn of ram

Fragment of horn of ram or crocodile tail. (See also 13-12-90a, 13-12-352c, 13-12-352, 13-12-793a, b, c, and e for similiar sculpture and hippo pieces)

Provenance

From Kerma, K IV Room B. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: 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: 3.6 x 1.8 x 1.9 cm (1 7/16 x 11/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5828

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture