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Ivory inlays of triangles and a peg

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Two triangles (RES 1920 350), one peg (1600 C Shaft 3)

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma 1600 C. 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall (triangle): 1.2 x 0.5 x 3.6 cm (1/2 x 3/16 x 1 7/16 in.) Overall (finger): 0.9 x 0.3 x 2.9 cm (3/8 x 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1150

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture