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Gold uraeus bracelet

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String of god uraei and sun disks, consisting of twenty-one hollow elements.

Provenance

From Meroe. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1924: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Begrawiya, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L of string 0.135

Accession Number

24.535

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets