Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K B 5
Length x width x height: 12 x 5.5 x 1 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gilded bronze and ivory
Not On View
Large darkened ivory fly ornament with gilded head and transverse hole through head for stringing. Complete except for small chips due to the flaking ivory.
From Kerma, K B 5. 1914: 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: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition