Ornaments

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 108-x

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 0.75 x 3.7 x 0.2 cm (5/16 x 1 7/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1293

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Two oblong ornaments, pierced at one end. One is broken.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, KN 108-x. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition