Horn protectors

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), K1084-6

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 4.2 cm (2 3/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1454a-b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

A pair with fitted pieces; both are incised around top and base.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1084-6. March 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