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Ivory inlay of a falcon

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1065x

Dimensions

Height: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4204

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Ivory inlay from a piece of furniture in the form an bird with outstretched wings. Eagle or other raptor.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1061x. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition