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Ivory inlay of a symmetrical animal form (beetle?)

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Provenance

From Kerma, Su / 1157. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Sudan

Dimensions

Length: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4202

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture