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Bracelet fragment

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About one the outside.

Provenance

From Kerma, tumulus III, grave 318x. 1914: 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: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Width x length x thickness: 3 x 7.6 x 0.6 cm (1 3/16 x 3 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1498

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets