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Ostrich feather fan

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 427:4

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 22 cm (5 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1406

Medium or Technique

Feathers

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Very bad condition, feather fan, badly decayed.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 427:4. December 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