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Fragments of textile

Handle cover of woven giraffe hair, decayed. (Was in K5504 no.1, now in no.3)

Provenance

From Nubia KLIV, K5504, no. 3. March 1915 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

15-3-103

Medium or Technique

Giraffe Hair

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles