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Ivory inlay of a frog

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Ivory inlay in the shape of a frog or other stylized motif. Parts missing.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1053:1. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1.8 x 4.6 x 0.3 cm (11/16 x 1 13/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4201

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture