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Ivory inlay of a winged giraffe

Ivory. Winged giraffe with head to ground. Broken but complete.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 309. 1913: 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

20.1544

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture