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Bone disk

Museum number:
5-16908
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Accession number:
Acc.4748
Object count:
1
Description:
Carved bone disk with centre hole (0.8 cm), undecorated.
Donor:
Robert Orlins
Collection place:
Tomas Village, Sudan
Verbatim coll. place:
Africa, Sudan, Tomas Village
Culture or time period:
Nubian
Collector:
William A. Shack
Materials:
Ivory (material)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
February 8, 2005
Context of use:
Unknown
Department:
Cat. 5 - Africa (except the Hearst Reisner Egyptian Collection)
Dimensions:
diameter 2.3 centimeters and depth 0.1 centimeters
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