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Copper band fragments

Copper plate with a row of very small nails (tacks) down the center - once attached to a slightly rounded peice of wood. Very corroded.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, Tumulus XB:303. 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

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x length: 2.2 x 8.2 cm (7/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1547

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments