Mica appliqes

Nubia
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan (Nubia); Findspot: Kerma, Sudan (Nubia), K XIV, K1400B x (30)

Dimensions

Length: 5.0 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1752

Medium or Technique

Mica

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Six palm ornaments and eight miscellaneous fragments. Field #: 14-2-748. Publication Book: pg. 279 #41, Description is “row of five short thick bush pieces above the two strips, center piece, made up of elongated triangular piece.”

Provenance

From Kerma, K XIV, K 1400B x (30), February 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