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String pot net

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Pot net made of knotted fine string, colored red, sections intact.

Provenance

From Nubia KM41, debris. 1915 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

15-2-401

Medium or Technique

Woven String

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles