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Ivory inlay of a running antelope or gazelle

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Ivory inlay, from a funeral bed, in the form of a running antelope or gazelle.

Provenance

From Kerma: South Cemetery, tomb K 439. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: March 22, 1995)

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: 3.5 x 8.5 cm (1 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2106

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture