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Horn protector

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: The Sudan, Nubia, Kerma, K321X.

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 4.9 cm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1452a

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

One of a pair. Plain cylindrical. Good condition. One has ancient break repaired by wooden pegs.

Provenance

From Kerma, K321X. February 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