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Ivory inlay of a triangle

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One triangular inlay, probably from a bed.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1614. 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

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 2.9 x 4.8 x 0.6 cm (1 1/8 x 1 7/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1290

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture