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Fragment of cloth from a horse harness

This small piece of well-preserved, coarsely-woven cloth was found among the remains of an elaborate gilded silver and bronze horse harness.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid 16. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Aryesbokhe, A.D. 215–225

Findspot

Beg. North, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21-3-694k

Medium or Technique

Cloth

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related