Bracelet

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1065:28

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.3 x 5.8 cm (1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4218

Medium or Technique

Ivory or horn

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

The outer face of this cuff bracelet id decorated with horizontal incised bands. The ends taper and are pierced.

Provenance

From Kerma, tumulus X, grave 1065 (1065:28). 1913: 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: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition