Ivory plaques

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KXV chapel D#13

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 3.9 cm (2 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-124

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Three ivory plaques, bevelled on both sides, from a box?

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KXV chapel D#13. 1914: 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