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Ivory inlay of a leaf (lotus petal?)

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Provenance

From Nubia, X(10)-6 V, January 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds 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: 1.1 x 0.3 x 3 cm (7/16 x 1/8 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1058

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture