Armlet

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1031: 3

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.9 x 0.8 cm (3 1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4259a-b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Ivory bracelet with nearly rectangular section; broken and mended; small fragments still missing; thongs.

Provenance

From Kerma, K1031: 3. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition