Funerary bed leg

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 35.2 x 12.5 x 4.5 cm (13 7/8 x 4 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.2110

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Wood leg from a funerary bed, carved in the form of an ox’s leg.

Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb unidentified. See Kerma, royaume de Nubie, nos. 301-302. 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 Egypt.

(Accession Date: March 22, 1995)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition