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Ivory inlay of a geometrical shape

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Pieces of invory inlay with grooved down the center with a one very small piece.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KIV 428. December 1913 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 0.3 x 9 cm (9/16 x 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5783

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture