Ivory inlays of triangles

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K309.32

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 0.5 x 4.2 cm (9/16 x 3/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5774

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Small triangle inlays; many bored for ivory pins.

Provenance

From Kerma, K309.32. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.1913.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition