Ivory inlay of a vulture
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma, tomb K 439 no.5
Height x width: 4.5 x 8 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Ivory inlay, from a funeral bed, in the form of a vulture facing left with single outstreched wing.
From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 439 no.5. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: March 22, 1995)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition