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Fragment of cloth from a horse harness

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Aryesbokhe
A.D. 215–225


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. North, Pyramid XVI

Accession Number

21-3-694k

Medium or Technique

Cloth

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

This small piece of well-preserved, coarsely-woven cloth was found among the remains of an elaborate gilded silver and bronze horse harness.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid 16. 1921: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition