Wig and left ear fragment
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave K 1078 debris
Overall: 8.2 x 6.1 x 1.8 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a fragment of a wig with a small piece of the ear. The tresses of the wig are indicated by incised lines. This is a fragment of black granodiorite with break areas looking almost melted. There are no obvious pink feldspar veins or inclusions.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave K 1078 debris. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition