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Armlet

Nubian
Middle Kerma
2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KM8 #1

Dimensions

Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-296

Medium or Technique

Horn

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Armlet of horn partly full of brown matter and two fragments of decayed bone.

Provenance

From Kerma, KM8 #1. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition