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ID 77
ACCESSION NUMBER 20940
FIELD NUMBER 15-Y-16/17:1
SUBJECT ladder
DESCRIPTION Ladder is characterized by a rectangular shape with 5 horizontal elements that follow each other on the frontward side, while the backside appears to be smooth. It was pierced lengthwise.
CHRONOLOGY Classic Kerma
CHRONOLOGICAL RANGE 1750-1550 BC
MATERIAL faience
MATERIAL (Note) faience
LENGTH (cm) 0.8
WIDTH (cm) 0.1
THICKNESS (cm) 0.1
DIAMETER (cm) 0.0
ORNAMENTS_DESCRIPTION Various beads: ring-beads and disc-beads realized in faience and in ostrich eggshells. They were found together with one faience amulet-beads representing a ladder.
PRESERVATION STATE Complete
MUSEUM NMS KHARTOUM
SPECIFIC LOCATION Storerooms
LINK ON-LINE http://sudannationalmuseum.com/pages_e/northernsudan.html
Coordinates N 21°15′00″ E 30°45′00"
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MISSION SAS UNESCO
DIRECTOR OF THE MISSION A. Mills, D. Nordström
YEAR OF EXCAVATION 1968
CREDIT LINE National Museum of Sudan
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Suggested Citation

Elena D’Itria. (2024) "Item 77 from Africa/Sudan/Melik en Nasir". In The Amulets of the Kerma Culture. Elena D’Itria (Ed). Released: In prep. Open Context. <https://opencontext.org/subjects/1f5ad50e-df08-4aa4-95d6-461f6d2cf9fd> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2x06j84d

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