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This finely made bangle bracelet is flat on the inside and convex on the outside.


Said to be from Egypt, Basilea. 1903: Purchased for the MFA at Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1392-03.1394, 03.1470, 03.1683, 03.1698-13.1700) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Object Place

said to be from Basilea, Egypt


Overall: 6.3 x 0.3 cm (2 1/2 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets