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Woven band

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 3501x

Dimensions

Overall: 0.5 x 6 x 0.2 cm (3/16 x 2 3/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1425

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes

Multiple small strips of woven leather band (a-i).

Provenance

From Kerma, K 3501 X. 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