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Three birds (possible Guinea fowl), bodies covered with punctured dots, two fragments of birds and five fragmentary strips. Field #: 14-3-763. Publication Book: pg. 279 #36.

Provenance

From Kerma: K 10, K 1090 x. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Sudan (Nubia)

Object Place

Sudan (Nubia)

Dimensions

Height: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.1755

Medium or Technique

Mica

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes