Ivory inlay of an ostrich chick
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma, K1050:5
Height: 3.9 cm (1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ostrich, feathers on body suggested by dots, filled with brown pigment.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1050. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition