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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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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)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

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The Ancient World