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Woven band

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KX-B 137

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 6.2 x 0.3 cm (13/16 x 2 7/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1426

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Braided leather loop covered with button-hole stitch in leather, and fragments of braided thong (a-d).

Provenance

From Kerma, KX-B 137. 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