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Leather fragments and ring beads

Seven fragments of plaited leather and several faience ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B-399, head of body TK. 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

Diameter bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.) Length longest leather fragment: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1569

Medium or Technique

Leather, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads