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Armlet

Armlet of horn partly full of brown matter and two fragments of decayed bone.

Provenance

From Kerma, KM8 #1. 1915: 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, Middle Kerma, 2050–1700 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-296

Medium or Technique

Horn

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets