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Ivory inlay of a giraffe

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Kerma

Dimensions

Height: 7.9 cm

Accession Number

20.2132

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Inlay of giraffe.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition