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Fragments of fan

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KB 3X

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 6 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1429

Medium or Technique

Ostrich feathers

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Plume, much decayed and mixed with mud, fragment of fan.

Provenance

From Kerma, KB 3X. 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