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Inlays

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Overall (Largest): 1.5 x 0.3 x 5.5 cm (9/16 x 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1268

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

8 inlays, long stemmed leaves, broken, “poor work”

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition