Ivory inlay of an ostrich
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1096
Overall: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ivory. Ostrich with wings raised. Perfect condition.
From Kerma, K1096. March 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition