Fragments of ivory inlay

Nubian
about 712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 15

Dimensions

Mounted Inlays: 12 x 15 cm (4 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2156.2

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

9 fragments: man with throwstick and hierogylphic lion head, and three flags. Plus 12 fragments of ivory inlay: animal legs, hunting scenes, staffs, ram’s head. See also Eg.Inv.1490.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Ku 15. 1919: 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