Two bracelets

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIII 4(1)

Dimensions

height x width x diameter: 1.1 x 0.7 x 8.6 cm (7/16 x 1/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1783

Medium or Technique

Bone or ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Although one is broken and the other cracked, both of these bangle bracelets are largely complete. They have a rounded triangular cross-section.

Provenance

From Kerma, tumulus K III 4(l). 1914: 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