Leg from a funerary bed

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, South Cemetery; Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

13.5102

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Wooden leg from a funeral bed, carved in the form of a bull’s leg.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition