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Bed leg

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Kerma

Dimensions

Length: 34.0 cm (13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4004

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Wooden leg from a bed. Shaped as a bull’s foot.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1913: 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