Tusk

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KI room A

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 4.5 cm (7 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1627

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Large piece of a tusk. Possibly worked, or just broken in irregular shape.

Provenance

From Kerma, KI room A. 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