Ivory inlays of two turtles

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXV

Dimensions

Overall: 6.2 x 3 x 0.4 cm (2 7/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-42

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Two broken turtle inlays.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KXV. 1915: 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