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Ostrich feather fan

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1610x

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 40 cm (5 7/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1407

Medium or Technique

Feather

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Personal accessories

Very bad condition, feather fan, very badly decayed, not with # found under bag, so # assigned. But might be Eg.Inv.3791

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1610X. 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