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Mica figures for sewing to garments consisting of flying birds (bustards ?), four small ducks ( hoopoes ?) and fragments; details incised.

Provenance

From Kerma, K X, K 1061 #13. 1913: 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

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

Findspot

Kerma, Sudan (Nubia)

Object Place

Sudan (Nubia)

Accession Number

13.4281

Medium or Technique

Mica

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes