Ivory inlay of leaves (lotus petals?) and faience disk bead

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1631

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 1 x 0.2 cm (1 3/8 x 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1292

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Ivory rosette leaf petals, six total and two damaged. Also includes ivory fragments and broken faience disk bead. See 14-2-369 to14-2-376, similar to 13-12-95, 13-12-96 and 14-1-360.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1631. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition