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Coiled hair mass

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 439-2

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 24 cm (7 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1491

Medium or Technique

Giraffe hair

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Large coiled mass; much broken.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 439-2. December 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition