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Wooden bed leg

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Kerma, Cemetery S, K 307

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 43 x 14 x 4 cm (16 15/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1389c

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

One broken bed leg (back) carved in the form of bull’s feet. Damaged by white ants (also numbered S13-12-586).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Southern cemetery, KIII, grave K307, December 1913. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: Received by the MFA March 1920.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition