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Horn protector

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1621-3

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 4.6 x 1.2 cm (1 x 1 13/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1269

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Pieces of horn protectors and fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1621-3. 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