Ivory inlays of splintered plaques
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tomb XV, debris
Overall: 4.2 x 0.6 x 7.4 cm (1 5/8 x 1/4 x 2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Splintered plaques; four large fragments, some rectangular pieces and hundreds of smaller splinters
From Kerma Tomb XV, debris. February 21, 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition