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ID 1819
ACCESSION NUMBER 23136
FIELD NUMBER 21 N 50/249 A
SUBJECT neritea
DESCRIPTION The large white neritea shell was characterized by a oval-shaped profile, almost smooth. It was pierced in the upper part for the suspension
CHRONOLOGY Classic Kerma
CHRONOLOGICAL RANGE 1750-1550 BC
MATERIAL shell
MATERIAL (Note) shell
LENGTH (cm) 2.5
WIDTH (cm) 2.0
THICKNESS (cm) 1.3
DIAMETER (cm) 0.0
BIBLIOGRAPHY Gratien 1978: 73; Maystre 1975: 88-91
REFERENCE Gratien, B., 1978, Les cultures Kerma. Essai de classification. Lille.
ORNAMENTS_DESCRIPTION The large white neritea shell was characterized by a oval-shaped profile, almost smooth. It was pierced in the upper part for the suspension
PRESERVATION STATE Complete
MUSEUM NMS KHARTOUM
SPECIFIC LOCATION Storerooms
LINK ON-LINE http://sudannationalmuseum.com/pages_e/northernsudan.html
Coordinates N 21°04′00″ E 30°43′00″
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MISSION Mission archéologique de la Fondation Blackmer
DIRECTOR OF THE MISSION C. Maystre
YEAR OF EXCAVATION 1965
CREDIT LINE National Museum of Sudan
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Suggested Citation

Elena D’Itria. (2024) "Item 1819 from Africa/Sudan/Kumbur". In The Amulets of the Kerma Culture. Elena D’Itria (Ed). Released: In prep. Open Context. <https://opencontext.org/subjects/e89eb39e-e169-4412-a09e-b587d5da0994> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2jq1dr3g

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