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Net fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), K 317-3

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 4 cm (3/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1414

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Fragment of a net made of leather thongs, split and threaded in diamond meshes. Green.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 317-3. January 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