Ivory inlay of Taweret
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb K 439, South Cemetery
Height x width: 9.7 x 4.2 cm (3 13/16 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Inlay piece, Ivory. Taweret figure with sword.
From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 439. 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, 1914)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition