Horn cover

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K444 #40

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 4.4 x 0.9 cm (13/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1047

Medium or Technique

Ivory and copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Horn protector with copper rivet through side part, broken.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K444 #40. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition