Ivory inlay of a symmetrical animal form (beetle?)

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Kerma

Dimensions

Length: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4202

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Provenance

From Kerma, Su / 1157. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition