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Ostrich feather fan

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1085 -5

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 17.5 x 4.5 cm (11 x 6 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1568

Medium or Technique

Ostrich feathers

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Poor condition.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1085 -5. February 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