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ID 88
ACCESSION NUMBER 18477
FIELD NUMBER 11-Q-36/6/I
SUBJECT flies
DESCRIPTION The flies are depicted in a schematic way, frontally. The shape of the amulets is triangular, the wings are clearly traced, horizontal incisions are present on the body and a hole is pierced at the head point.
CHRONOLOGY Classic Kerma
CHRONOLOGICAL RANGE 1750-1550 BC
MATERIAL faience
MATERIAL (Note) faience
LENGTH (cm) 0.9
WIDTH (cm) 0.3
THICKNESS (cm) 0.2
DIAMETER (cm) 0.0
BIBLIOGRAPHY Mills, Nordström 1966: 1-15, 63-68
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 Bracelet made of thin disc-beads realized in faience and ostrichshell, and nine fly shape amulets
PRESERVATION STATE Complete
MUSEUM NMS KHARTOUM
SPECIFIC LOCATION Storerooms
LINK ON-LINE http://sudannationalmuseum.com/
Coordinates N 21°34′00″ E 31°06′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 88 from Africa/Sudan/Saras". In The Amulets of the Kerma Culture. Elena D’Itria (Ed). Released: In prep. Open Context. <https://opencontext.org/subjects/59b45fe9-1d9c-4842-9da7-4ac64f74063b> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2c25bj3c

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