Gazelle horn

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1805 -50

Dimensions

Length: 23.0 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1685

Medium or Technique

Horn

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Horn. Natural gazelle horn, pierced at big end and worn with use. Red paste residue present. Field number: 14-1-881.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K 1805 -50. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition