Mica appliqués

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Kerma, K XIV, x and xi, K 1400 A and x

Accession Number

20.1768

Medium or Technique

Mica

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Many fragments including parts of at least five double headed eagles with outspread wings. Field #s: 14-1-646, 14-1-725. Publication: pg. 279 #s 38 and 39.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 14, x and xi, alternately K 1400a and x. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition