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ID 99
ACCESSION NUMBER 21491
FIELD NUMBER 16-V-27/43/1
SUBJECT Elongated shape with rounded top
DESCRIPTION the amulet was flat on the back and worked on one face only. It was characterized by two rounded vertical ends, distinguished by an engraved line. This two vertical ends seem to be placed upon a parallelepiped baase. It was pierced lengthwise.
CHRONOLOGY Classic Kerma
CHRONOLOGICAL RANGE 1750-1550 BC
MATERIAL faience
MATERIAL (Note) faience
LENGTH (cm) 0.6
WIDTH (cm) 0.2
THICKNESS (cm) 0.1
DIAMETER (cm) 0.0
BIBLIOGRAPHY Mills, Nordström 1966
REFERENCE Mills, A. J., H. A. Norddström, 1966, The Archaeological Survey from Gemai to Dal. Preliminary Report on the Season 1964-1965. Kush 14, pp. 1-15.
ORNAMENTS_DESCRIPTION Various beads: one cylindric-bead and one tubolar-bead realized in faience. They were found together with three faiencamulet-beads: one Tawaret, one baboon and one elongeted shape with rounded top.
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 1966
CREDIT LINE National Museum of Sudan
Suggested Citation

Elena D’Itria. (2024) "Item 99a 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/21e0acfb-74be-449c-97d1-ce7a26d2c484> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k25h7zq6w

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