About this object

Oyster shell bangle 6 mm thick with an internal diameter of 49 mm. In places there is mud stuck to the surface. Marked by the excavator with the grave number 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
    10 mm x 61 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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