Mica appliques

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan (Nubia); Findspot: Kerma, Sudan (Nubia), K X, K 1061 #13

Accession Number

13.4281

Medium or Technique

Mica

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Mica figures for sewing to garments consisting of flying birds (bustards ), four small ducks ( hoopoes ) and fragments; details incised.

Provenance

From Kerma, K X, K 1061 #13. 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