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Inlays

8 inlays, long stemmed leaves, broken, "poor work"

Provenance

From Nubia. Feb. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the 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 (Largest): 1.5 x 0.3 x 5.5 cm (9/16 x 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1268

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown