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Ivory inlay of a triangle

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One of six ivory triangular inlays.

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: 2.6 x 1.5 x 0.2 cm (1 x 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1296

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture