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Two Bracelets

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K436

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 4.6 cm (1 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1443a-b

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Ivory. Pair of ring bracelets (a-b), triangular section. In fragments but complete. Rounded triangular cross section, warped.

Provenance

From Kerma, K436. January 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition