Mica appliqués

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan (Nubia); Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Kerma, K X B-408

Accession Number

20.1771

Medium or Technique

Mica

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Two complete “beuu” birds and fragments of two more. Also eight heads (?) of similar birds on a larger scale. Field #:14-3-591. Publication: pg. 278, # 20.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Kerma, K X B-408. 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