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Ivory inlay of an ostrich

Ivory. Ostrich with wings raised. Legs broken, complete.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K 1096. 1914: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

20.1330

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture