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Mushroom shape, irregular.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K427. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 x 1.2 cm (9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5785

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs