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Braided gold wire bracelet with two rows of small gold beads and a row of small carnelian beads between. At each end is a gold lotus flower with loop to clasp it.

Provenance

From Meroe: pyramid W 5, No. 2. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession date unknown)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 1st century B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Length: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.376

Medium or Technique

Gold, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets