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Flat woven thong

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX-B 142

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 0.1 x 20 cm (1 x 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1420

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Flat strip/band of woven leather. In two pieces with three fragments of woven leather belt.

Provenance

From Kerma, KX-B 142. March 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