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Bracelet with concave sides

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One of a group of four bracelets with concave sides (three of which are preserved, the fourth fragmentary).

Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 1604. February, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Mid-Classic Kerma, about 1660–1630 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.4 x 5.5 cm (max Diameter), 4.7 (min. Diameter) (9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1724b

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets