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Bracelet with gold Hathor beads

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Bracelet consisting of twenty three (23) tiny gold ring beads, twenty (20) small carnelian ball beads, and twenty one (21) gold elements in the form of Hathor heads, strung together in original order.


Findspot Information: From Meroe, Beg. W 179, right wrist of burial [Excav. date] 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Meroe, Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: Length: 0.108 m.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets