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Hair braids

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1900x

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 5.5 cm (9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1416

Medium or Technique

Human hair

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Three short thick braids. Dark brown color, three strand plaits.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1900 X. January 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