Ivory inlays of triangles and a peg

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1600 C

Dimensions

Overall (triangle): 1.2 x 0.5 x 3.6 cm (1/2 x 3/16 x 1 7/16 in.) Overall (finger): 0.9 x 0.3 x 2.9 cm (3/8 x 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1150

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Two triangles (RES 1920 350), one peg (1600 C Shaft 3)

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma 1600 C. January 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition