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Ten fragments including head of Ibex and fragment of another. Traces of green paint. Four fragments have circular punctures.

Provenance

From Kerma K448X, January 1914: 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

Nubia, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, (Nubia) Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 6.8 cm (1 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1751

Medium or Technique

Mica

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes