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ID 84
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) 1.0
WIDTH (cm) 0.4
THICKNESS (cm) 0.3
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
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Suggested Citation

Elena D’Itria. (2024) "Item 84 from Africa/Sudan/Saras". In The Amulets of the Kerma Culture. Elena D’Itria (Ed). Released: In prep. Open Context. <https://opencontext.org/subjects/cb13f3a2-daa5-486f-a2a4-5e8f8a43fbf7> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2w09hc45

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