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Fragment of horn

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Kerma, Nubia (Sudan), K1803

Dimensions

0.5 x 5.0 x 10.5 cm (3/16 x 1 15/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1098

Medium or Technique

Horn

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of gazelle horn with hole bored in base. Body is carved in abstract design.

Provenance

From Nubia K1803. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition