Wire

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, mouth room H, trench 2, Tell I

Dimensions

Length x width: 6.3 x 3.0 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

Su.88

Medium or Technique

Copper/bronze?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Twisted wire with fragments of ostrich egg, pottery and alabaster.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tell I, trench 2, room H, mouth. 1913: 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