Cuff bracelet

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 15-3-411 a

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.1 x 7.5 cm (13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11793

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This is one of two cuff bracelets found on the wrist of a deceased individual. This one has squared ends, while the other has rounded ends.

Provenance

From Kerma: KN 35. 1915: 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 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition