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Hair

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, LIV, K5424

Dimensions

Lengths: 4.38 cm (1 3/4 in.), 5.0 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-52a

Medium or Technique

Hair

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Two masses of matted yellow hair; unknown use; waiting for conservation.

Provenance

From Kerma, LIV, K5424. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition