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Cuff bracelet

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This is one of two cuff bracelets found on the wrist of a deceased individual. This one has rounded ends, while the other has squared ends.

Provenance

From Kerma: tomb KN 35. 1915: 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 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Kerma, 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x height: 7.5 x 2.2 cm (2 15/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11794

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets