Mica appliqes

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1088:15

Dimensions

Length: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1756

Medium or Technique

Mica

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Four fragmentary leaf patterns and four indeterminate fragments. Broken and incomplete set-apparently row of horizontal lozenges around rim and a rosette of trefoil leaves on top; these are decorated with crosshatched lines; also one puntured fragment. Field #: 14-3-830. Publication Book: pg. 279 #35.

Provenance

From Kerma, K X, K 1088 #15, 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