Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K B 5
Length x width x height: 12 x 5.5 x 1 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Large darkened ivory fly ornament with gilded head and transverse hole through head for stringing, broken but nearly complete. Incomplete due to ivory flaking.
From Kerma - K B 5. March 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.
(Accession date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition