Bracelet with concave sides

Nubian
Mid-Classic Kerma
about 1660–1630 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb K 1604, South Cemetery

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.4 x 5.5 cm (max Diameter), 4.7 (min. Diameter) (9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1724b

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

One of a group of four bracelets with concave sides (three of which are preserved, the fourth fragmentary).

Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 1604. February, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition