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Ivory inlay of a vulture

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Easting: 0.000, Northing: 0.000

Accession Number

20.1495b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

One of three vultures, one broken and incomplete.

Provenance

From Kerma, tomb K 439. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition