Ivory inlay of an ostrich
about 1660–1630 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb K 1096, South Cemetery
Height x width: 8 x 4 cm (3 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ivory. Ostrich with wings raised. Practically complete.
From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 1096. 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