Ear from a bronze statue
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma
Length: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Life-sized gilded bronze ear, with a long tenon for fastening into the head of a statue. The surface is rough and deteriorated.
From Nubia, Kerma, KXI B, Lower debris. 1913: 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.
Findspot Information: From Kerma.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition