Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III, room D
Overall: 8.5 x 1.8 x 5.1cm (3 3/8 x 11/16 x 2in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
This is a smooth alabaster fragment with six concave grooves, probably pleats from a kilt or nemes.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma K III, room D. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition