Ring beads and leather fragments

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1802/3

Accession Number

14.1090

Medium or Technique

Leather and shell

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Small shell ring beads, sewn on edge of pleated leather skirt (only fragments of leather skirt found).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1802/3. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition