Bracelet

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K420

Dimensions

Width x diameter: 1.1 x 10.4 cm (7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1683

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

About two thirds of this ivory bangle bracelet are preserved. It is now in five fragments, of which only two join directly.

Provenance

From Kerma, tumulus K IV, grave 420. 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: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition