Fragment of an Oliphant

Object Name: Fragment of an oliphant
Date: late 11th–early 12th century
Geography: Italy, Sicily
Culture: Norman Italy
Medium: Ivory; carved
Dimensions: L. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm) Max. W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Classification: Ivories and Bone
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.190.219

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