About this object

Oyster shell bangle 8 mm thick with an internal diameter of 44 mm. In places there is mud stuck to the surface. Marked by the excavator in pencil "188 K06 E".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Nubian (A Group)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Kostamneh
  • Date made
    3300 BC - 2900 BC about
  • Materials
    Shell
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Kostamneh
  • Date collected
    1906
  • Measurements
    12 mm x 62 mm x 60 mm
  • Related people
    John Garstang ( Previous owner); Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

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