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Ivory inlay of a winged giraffe

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .085 W. .086

Accession Number

20.1544

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Ivory. Winged giraffe with head to ground. Broken but complete.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 309. 1913: 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