Bracelet

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cem 1

Dimensions

Other: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.) Diameter: 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4155

Medium or Technique

Quartzite, amazonite?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This bracelet consists of thirty-three thick glazed quartzite ring beads and several amazonite (?) ring beads.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Cem 1: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