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The outer face of this cuff bracelet id decorated with horizontal incised bands. The ends taper and are pierced.

Provenance

From Kerma, tumulus X, grave 1065 (1065:28). 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, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.3 x 5.8 cm (1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4218

Medium or Technique

Ivory or horn

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets