Requires Photography

Ivory inlay of a vulture

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K439

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .071

Accession Number

20.1512

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Assigned a new accession number of 20.2108. Ivory. Vulture with wings outspread. Body and right wing about complete in fragments; left wing missing.

Provenance

From Kerma, K439. January 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