Mica appliqes

Nubia
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan (Nubia); Findspot: Kerma, Sudan (Nubia), K X B-195

Dimensions

Length: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1754

Medium or Technique

Mica

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Numerous fragments of rectangular plaques punctured in diamonds. Was found at the head of EC. One piece on band (decayed), a strip about 14 cm long and 3 cm wide, cut out to form two rows of lozenges, each of nine whole and two half lozenges in a plain border. Field #: 14-3-360. Publication Book: pg. 277 #14.

Provenance

From Kerma, K X B-195, March 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