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Fragment of packed fabric

Mass of cloth caked together in a lump.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR II; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Akinidad, 84–69 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.4 x 0.5 x 9.0 cm (1 5/16 x 3/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-187

Medium or Technique

Cloth

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments