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Reef knot bracelet

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Gold wire bracelet made from two thin strips of sheet metal. The bracelet was found on the left wrist of the deceased.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb 5045. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, First Intermediate Period, 2130–1980 B.C.

Dimensions

Length x width: 4 x 5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1807

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets