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

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 458. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Predynastic Period, Before 3850–about 2960 B.C.

Findspot

Naga el-Hai (Qena), Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 6.4 x 1.1 cm (2 1/2 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3507

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets