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Ivory inlay of an ostrich

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .070

Accession Number

20.1330

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Ivory. Ostrich with wings raised. Legs broken, complete.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K 1096. 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