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Bracelet with gold uraei and sun disks

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Bracelet: 20 small beads of carnelian; 21gold bracelet elements, uraeus and sun-disk, strung together in original order.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Beg. W 179, from 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

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1091

Medium or Technique

Carnelian and Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets