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Ivory inlay fragments of Taweret

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIII 309

Dimensions

Overall: 3.3 x 3.3 x 6.3 cm (1 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5792

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Taweret inlay fragments

Provenance

From Kerma KIII 309. December 27,1913: 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