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Bed leg

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Kerma, Cemetery S, K 307

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 43 x 15 x 4 cm

Accession Number

20.1389b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

One front bed leg carved in the form of a bull’s foot; Damaged by white ants. (S13-12-586)

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Southern cemetery, KIII, grave K307, December 1913. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: Received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition