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Bracelet

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This is one of a set of three ivory bangle bracelets. (13.3743, 13.3744, and 13.3745).

Provenance

From Mesaid 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, Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter x Depth: 4.7 x 5.3 cm (1 7/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3745

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets