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Ivory inlay fragments of a winged animal

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Numerous fragments of inlays.

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: 5.6 x 0.4 cm (2 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-43

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture