Ivory inlay of a vulture
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb K 439 (debris), Easting: 0.000, Northing: 0.000
Height x width: 3 x 9 cm (1 3/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of three vultures, broken and incomplete.
From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 439 (debris). March, 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 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition