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Textile

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 333-10

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 4 x 0.2 cm (1 x 1 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1427

Medium or Technique

Giraffe hair?

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Giraffe hair (?), woven in basket pattern. Fragmen of textile only.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 333-10. 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