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Ivory inlays of two triangles

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Two triangular inlays, probably from a bed. OR has three listed, one missing.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1630x. 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: 3.5 x 3.1 x 0.3 cm (1 3/8 x 1 1/4 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1315

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture