Footboard of bed with inlays

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K449

Accession Number

20.1494

Medium or Technique

Ivory and wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Inlays set in a wooden board as follows: one vulture, incomplete; five Taweret figures; four ant bears, incomplete.

Provenance

From Kerma K 449, 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