Mica appliqes

Nubia
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan (Nubia); Findspot: Kerma, Sudan (Nubia), K IV A

Dimensions

Length: 7.0 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1748

Medium or Technique

Mica

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Figure of created animal, perhaps a double headed bustard, head to ground and twelve indeterminate fragments. Field #: 13-12-1. Publication Book: pg. 277 #3

Provenance

From Kerma, K IV A. December 1913: 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