Ivory inlay of a winged giraffe
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K309
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of three inlays in the form of a winged giraffe with head lowered to the ground. These once formed part of a panel on the footboard of a funerary bed.
From Kerma, K309. December, 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition