Requires Photography

Leg of a chair

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Kerma

Accession Number

20.1391b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

One of four carved legs of a chair. Holes for taking cross-bars. Damaged by ants. (Alternate field number: S13-12-1014) 20.1391d is broken into two fragments

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Southern cemetery, KIV, grave K434 ; 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: Received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition