Inlay of an ibex
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1053, Easting: 0.000, Northing: 0.000
Height x width x depth: 6.8 x 7.6 x 0.4 cm (2 11/16 x 3 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This ivory inlay is one of seven ibex inlays that once formed the top row of a panel at the foot of an ebony bed. The others are MFA numbers 13.4219-23.
From Kerma, tumulus X, grave 1053. 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