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Horn cover

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1603-10

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 4.5 x 3.4 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1303

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Horn protector, broken.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. K1603-10. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1914 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition