Fragment of beaded cloth

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III grave 319

Dimensions

Length x width: 3 x 1.9 cm (1 3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1284

Medium or Technique

Faience, cloth

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

This is a small fragment of cloth with ring beads woven on it. There are also several loose ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K III grave 319. 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