Ivory inlays of leaves (lotus petals?)

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX-B floor debris North of A

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (9/16 x 2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-477

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Several pieces of inlays and fragments, triangular pieces in register are missing.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KX-B floor debris North of A. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1915 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition