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Bird figurine

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 59

Accession Number

20.3767

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This pottey figurine is in the shape of a bird. It has two holes in the underside for the attachment of legs.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 59. 1915: 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.

(Accession date: July 26, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition