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Ivory inlay of Taweret

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.8 x 4.3 x 0.3 cm (4 1/4 x 1 11/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1503

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Taweret inlay figure with sword, facing right. In fragments but nearly complete.

Provenance

From Kerma, tomb K 439, January 1914. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition