Ivory inlays of leaves (lotus petals?)

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1400 A

Dimensions

Overall (largest fragment): 6.3 x 0.4 cm (2 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.1920.343

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Small ivory fragments, one larger fragment with incised horizontal lines.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1400A. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.