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Gazelle horn

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Horn. Natural gazelle horn, pierced at big end and worn with use. Red paste residue present. Field number: 14-1-881.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K 1805 -50. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 23.0 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1685

Medium or Technique

Horn

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains