This fragment, fashioned from ivory, comprises approximatey half of a protective cap likely for a ram's horn. Such items were placed over the tips of animal horns (especially those of rams) to protect people from injury.
From Kerma, K1043:8. 1912-13: 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. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition