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Armlet

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Ivory bracelet with nearly rectangular section; broken and mended; small fragments still missing; thongs.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1031: 3. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.9 x 0.8 cm (3 1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4259a-b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets