Bangle bracelet with incised decoration

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 118

Dimensions

Width x Diameter: 3.1 x 6 cm (1 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2515

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Wide, thin band of ivory, bent; ends fastened with copper wire (missing). Cuff mounted on board. Broken into three fragments.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 116. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition