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Bone joints

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXB-46

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 11 cm (9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1504

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Five fragments of bone, two fragments go together (animal bone fragments. One distal metacarpal and four shaft fragments from a medium sized mammal).

Provenance

From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, object 46. March 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