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Ivory inlay of Taweret

Taweret inlay figure with sword, facing right. In fragments but nearly complete.

Provenance

From Kerma, tomb K 439, January 1914. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

20.1503

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture