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Ivory inlay of a lizard

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1061 :28?

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 4.3 cm (1/2 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4216

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Lizard, tail missing, in full relief, with holes for attaching by pegs to top of box. Might go with 13.4215a-b.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1061 28? December 4, 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition