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Ivory bracelet

Museum number:
5-16899
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Accession number:
Acc.4748
Object count:
1
Description:
Carved ivory cuff bracelet made in 2 pieces then joined by wire through holes at top and bottom of each end of each section. Decorated with burned-on circles with small dots in the centre placed somewhat randomly on otuer surface. A hole is at centre of one section near the edge.
Donor:
Robert Orlins
Collection place:
Al Junaynah, Western Darfur state, Sudan
Verbatim coll. place:
Africa, Nubia, Gineina village.
Culture or time period:
Nubian
Collector:
Robert Orlins
Materials:
Ivory (material) and Metal
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
February 8, 2005
Context of use:
Jewelry
Department:
Cat. 5 - Africa (except the Hearst Reisner Egyptian Collection)
Dimensions:
depth 0.7 centimeters, width 0.4 centimeters, and diameter 7 centimeters
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