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Ivory inlay of a bustard

Ivory. Crested ibis with wings spread.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. Findspot Information: From Kerma K 1096, March 1914.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma,

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

20.1325

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture