Ivory inlay of a vulture

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 16.1 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1505

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Ivory. Vulture with wings outspread. Broken but complete.

Provenance

From Kerma, K. 309. December, 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition