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Mica figures for sewing to garments, consisting of groups of leopard heads and palm trees, one disc ornament with rosette; traces of green paint on some of the heads; details incised. 1. Leopard head 2.Leopard head 3.Plant motif, four tiered 4.Two headed leopard 5.Leopard head, neck...

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Provenance

From Kerma: K 1044 #8. 1913: 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: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

13.4283.17

Medium or Technique

Mica

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes