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ID 80
ACCESSION NUMBER 18480
FIELD NUMBER 11-Q-69/1/33
SUBJECT Beads and 1 fly amulet
DESCRIPTION The fly amulet is showed in a schematic way, triangular in shape. It is represented frontally, the wings are clearly showed. There are horizontal segments on the body and a lenghtwise hole on the head of the fly.
CHRONOLOGY Classic Kerma
CHRONOLOGICAL RANGE 1750-1550 BC
MATERIAL faience
MATERIAL (Note) faience
LENGTH (cm) 0.7
WIDTH (cm) 0.3
THICKNESS (cm) 0.1
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 faïence ball beads, two carnelian beads and one fly shape.
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 80 from Africa/Sudan/Saras". In The Amulets of the Kerma Culture. Elena D’Itria (Ed). Released: In prep. Open Context. <https://opencontext.org/subjects/cde60658-78cd-4188-bce6-b94139bf6e9c> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k24j0xt66

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