Anklet

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
2140–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Deir, Tomb N 453 B

Dimensions

Length: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.985

Medium or Technique

Amethyst, carnelian, bone, silver

On View

Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Anklets

Amethyst and carnelian beads, strung with 4 talons of bone covered with silver plating. Original order not recovered. From right ankle of body. (See group 21.970-984).

Provenance

From N 453 b, Naga el-Deir. 1904: 1904: excavated by George Reisner for the Hearst Expedition of the University of California (which became the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition in 1905).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition