Mica appliqués

Nubia
Middle Kerma
2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Kerma, Sudan (Nubia), Kerma, K B15 debris

Accession Number

20.1772

Medium or Technique

Mica

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Fragments of at least three indeterminate figures, in pairs back to back, possibly Taweret? Also of pieces of strips or leaves with lines. See bibliography.

Provenance

From Kerma, K B15 debris. 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