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This bracelet consists of thirty-three thick glazed quartzite ring beads and several amazonite (?) ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Cem 1: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, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.) Diameter: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4155

Medium or Technique

Quartzite, amazonite?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets