Copper band

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus 10, K1082

Dimensions

Height x length: 3.6 x 4.3 cm (1 7/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1446

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

One band of thin ribband. Apparently from a staff or bowl. Ends of ribband held together by six copper tacks which penetrated in wood.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus 10, 1082. 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