Requires Photography

Coiled thong

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1610x

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 10.5 x 1.7 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1418

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Thong folded over itself to make end of knot, spiral held together by narrow thong, know not preserved.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1610x. February 1914: 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