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Fragments of textile

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Kerma, Nubia (Sudan), KLIV, K5504, no. 3

Accession Number

15-3-103

Medium or Technique

Giraffe Hair

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Handle cover of woven giraffe hair, decayed. (Was in K5504 no.1, now in no.3)

Provenance

From Nubia KLIV, K5504, no. 3. March 1915 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition