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Bracelet with image of Hathor

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Hinged bracelet of gold with enamel decoration showing a seated figure of the goddess Hathor and geometrical pattern; two hinges; loop on each end.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal: pyramid 8 April 1916: 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: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, about 100 B.C.

Object Place

Gebel Barkal, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x length: 1.8 x 12.5 cm (11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.333

Medium or Technique

Gold, enamel

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Diadems