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Ring beads and leather fragments

Small shell ring beads, sewn on edge of pleated leather skirt (only fragments of leather skirt found).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1802/3. 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

14.1090

Medium or Technique

Leather and shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes