Inlay of a hyena
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1053
Height x width x depth: 11.5 x 4.5 x 0.5 cm (4 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of five hyenas that formed the bottom row of a panel at the foot of an ebony (?) bed. Belongs with 13.4219-20 and 13.4222-3.
From Kerma, tomb K1053. 1913: 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: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition