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Fragment of beaded cloth

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

Nubian, Classic Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles