Leg from a funerary bed
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, South Cemetery; Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma
Height x width x depth: 38 x 12.5 x 3.7 cm (14 15/16 x 4 15/16 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wooden leg from a funeral bed, carved in the form of a bull’s leg.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb unidentified. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: March 22, 1995)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition