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Three of electrum and fragments of a fourth (d); (d) was restored.

Provenance

From Kerma, tomb K 1604, wrist of body C. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: Received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Width (max.) x diameter (max.): 1.3 x 5.4 cm (1/2 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1724a

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets