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Thongs

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1074-3

Dimensions

Overall (box): 0.5 x 9.3 cm (3/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1428

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cordage

Four fragments of braided and woven leather thongs. Obj. reg. says “2”

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1074-3. March 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