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Fragments of cloth

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 62–85


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N 18 A, floor

Dimensions

Lenght x width:6.2 x 6.5 cm (2 7/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12424

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragments of coarse woven cloth, wool (?). Warp and weft of different thickness, two qualities, coarser and finer.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. N. 18A , floor. 1921: 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