Ivory inlay of a vulture

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), K 439

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 14 x 0.3 cm (1 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1355

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Inlay piece. Ivory. Fragments of vulture with outspread wings.

Provenance

From Kerma, tomb K 439, 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