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Bracelet

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One of a set of 3 ivory bracelets. (with 13.3743 & 13.3745); round section. Cracked, but otherwise intact.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 586[M/586/6 or 7]. 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, Badarian to Naqada III 4500–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Range of Diameters: 4.7-5.3 cm (1 7/8-2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3744

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets