Mica appliqes

Nubia
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: (Nubia) Sudan, Kerma, K448X

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 6.8 cm (1 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1751

Medium or Technique

Mica

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Ten fragments including head of Ibex and fragment of another. Traces of green paint. Four fragments have circular punctures.

Provenance

From Kerma K448X, January 1914: 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