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Ivory inlay of leaves (lotus petals?) and faience disk bead

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Ivory rosette leaf petals, six total and two damaged. Also includes ivory fragments and broken faience disk bead. See 14-2-369 to14-2-376, similar to 13-12-95, 13-12-96 and 14-1-360.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1631. 1914: 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: 3.5 x 1 x 0.2 cm (1 3/8 x 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1292

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture