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Ivory inlay of a vulture

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Ivory. Vulture with wings outspread. Broken but complete.

Provenance

From Kerma, K. 309. December, 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 16.1 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1505

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture