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Fragments of cloth

Fragments of coarse woven cloth, wool (?). Warp and weft of different thickness, two qualities, coarser and finer.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. N. 18A , floor. 1921: 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, A.D. 62–85

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Lenght x width:6.2 x 6.5 cm (2 7/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12424

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments