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ID 95
ACCESSION NUMBER 23091
FIELD NUMBER 2-N-50 grab. 48
SUBJECT cypraea
DESCRIPTION The shells are pierced lenghtwise for hanging.
CHRONOLOGY Classic Kerma
CHRONOLOGICAL RANGE 1750-1550 BC
MATERIAL shell
MATERIAL (Note) shell
LENGTH (cm) 0.6
WIDTH (cm) 0.5
THICKNESS (cm) 0.1
DIAMETER (cm) 0.0
ORNAMENTS_DESCRIPTION Necklace made of faiace ring beads and two fragmented shells.
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 ARCHEOLOGIQUE SUISSE AU SUDAN
DIRECTOR OF THE MISSION CH. BONNET
YEAR OF EXCAVATION 1970
CREDIT LINE National Museum of Sudan
Suggested Citation

Elena D’Itria. (2024) "Item 95 from Africa/Sudan/Kumbur". In The Amulets of the Kerma Culture. Elena D’Itria (Ed). Released: In prep. Open Context. <https://opencontext.org/subjects/1f41bccc-139c-4966-8566-3bb35a7a576f> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2f19db2t

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