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This shell bangle is one of a matched set found together.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 458. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Naga el-Hai (Qena), Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 6.4 x 1 cm (2 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3506

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets