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Ivory pegs with hemispherical tops

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1061/28

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.) length

Accession Number

13.4215a-b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Ivory pegs with hemispherical tops. Might go with 13.4216.

Provenance

From Kerma, Tomb K1061/28, 1913: 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