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Horn protector

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K441

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 3.7 cm (2 11/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1446

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Mud or other material inlayed with triangular bits of ivory, and with ivory disc top.

Provenance

From Kerma, K441. January 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