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Leopard skin bag (?)

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 148

Accession Number

16-4-1420

Medium or Technique

Animal skin

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Animal skin object with spotted fur on exterior and finished edges. Ball of degraded leather found with it.

Provenance

From Kerma, KN 148. April 1916: 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