Ivory inlay of a triangle

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1631

Dimensions

Overall: 2.6 x 1.5 x 0.2 cm (1 x 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1298

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

One of six ivory triangular inlays. Broken.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1631. 1914: 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