Ivory inlay of an elephant

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Estimated Height x width: 5 x 3 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11798

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

From Classic Kerma. Ivory

Provenance

From Kerma. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition