Fabric and bead fragments

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus III, 318: 17

Accession Number

14.1223

Medium or Technique

Copper, electrum, linen, leather

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Fragments of short cylinder beads, linen and leather in metal container.

Provenance

From Kerma, Tumulus III, K318:13. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition