Ivory inlay of a falcon
about 1660–1630 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb K 1043 (debris)
Height x width: 7 x 5.5 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Hawk or falcon in flight and about to land, with wings oustretched behind it. Intact.
From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 1043 (debris). 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition