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ID 1817
ACCESSION NUMBER 23119
FIELD NUMBER 21 N 50/110
SUBJECT cypraea
DESCRIPTION Necklace made of faïence and carnelian ball beads, two cowrie shells, one of them fragmented. The other one complete is pierced lenghtwise.
CHRONOLOGY Classic Kerma
CHRONOLOGICAL RANGE 1750-1550 BC
MATERIAL shell
MATERIAL (Note) shell
LENGTH (cm) 12.0
WIDTH (cm) 0.6
THICKNESS (cm) 0.3
DIAMETER (cm) 0.0
BIBLIOGRAPHY Gratien 1978: 73; Maystre 1975: 88-91
REFERENCE Gratien, B., 1978, Les cultures Kerma. Essai de classification. Lille.
ORNAMENTS_DESCRIPTION Necklace made of faïence and carnelian ball beads, two cowrie shells, one of them fragmented. The other one complete is pierced lenghtwise.
PRESERVATION STATE Complete
MUSEUM NMS KHARTOUM
SPECIFIC LOCATION Storerooms
LINK ON-LINE http://sudannationalmuseum.com/
Coordinates N 21°04′00″ E 30°43′00″
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MISSION Mission archéologique de la Fondation Blackmer
DIRECTOR OF THE MISSION C. Maystre
YEAR OF EXCAVATION 1965
CREDIT LINE National Museum of Sudan
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Suggested Citation

Elena D’Itria. (2024) "Item 1817 from Africa/Sudan/Kumbur". In The Amulets of the Kerma Culture. Elena D’Itria (Ed). Released: In prep. Open Context. <https://opencontext.org/subjects/0d9ed91c-79b9-4c7f-af7b-f5c56fafb360> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2pg24j45

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