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Plaited band

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX-B 170

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 4 x 2.5 cm (1 3/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

20.1422

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Spherical mass showing traces of hair, bound with a twisted cord, and three pieces of woven leather thong, rolled to form thong.

Provenance

From Kerma, KX-B 170. March 191:. 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