Ivory inlay of an ostrich chick
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1096
Overall: 3.7 x 3 cm (1 7/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This object has been reaccessioned as 20.2098. Ivory inlay, in the shape of a ostrich chick. Body covered with dot pattern filled with brown substance.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Southern cemetery, KX, grave 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