Horse trappings

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Diameter of bead: 2.8cm

Accession Number

21.10571

Medium or Technique

Bronze, fiber

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Horse-trappings. String of twelve bronze ball beads from neck of horse. Some of the original stringing fiber is in a small bag. There are clusters of small faience ring beads attached to two of the bronze beads.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Horse grave Ku 212.1919: excavated by the Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921, assigned to the MFA by the Government of the Sudan

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition