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Fragments of crocodile inlays

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Fragments of 5-8 small crocodiles

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KXV. 1915: 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

Overall: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-128c

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture