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Leg of a chair

One of four carved legs of a chair. Holes for taking cross-bars. Damaged by ants. (Alternate field number: S13-12-1014) 20.1391d is broken into two fragments

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Southern cemetery, KIV, grave K434 ; 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: Received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Sudan

Accession Number

20.1391a

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture