Hair ornament

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN27x

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 4 x 0.4 cm (1 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-3-389a

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KN27x. 1914: 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