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Legs of a folding stool

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1053

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .280 Length:

Accession Number

13.3997a-d

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

Four wooden legs from a stool. Flaring at the top and bottom, with carved bands in the middle.

3 boxes of leather hide strips for the seat are stored.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, southern cemetery, K X, K1053. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition