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Leather garment

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1600 C-4

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 3.6 cm (1 1/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1437

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Two fragments diamond mesh leather net, and two fragments twisted leather thong covered with button-hole stitched leather.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1600 C-4, 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