Razor case

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K318-5

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 4 cm (3 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1820

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

In fragments but practically complete. One piece comprised of one side and base of case. Other fragment fits to make a second side of case, with open top and sides.

Provenance

From Kerma, K318-5. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition