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Hair braids

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 308

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 0.5 cm (4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1413

Medium or Technique

Human hair

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Two fragments of small braids of straight, dark brown hair.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 308. December 1913: 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