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Ivory inlays of leaves (lotus petals?)

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Small ivory fragments, one larger fragment with incised horizontal lines.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1400A. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

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Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall (largest fragment): 6.3 x 0.4 cm (2 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.1920.343

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture