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Bracelet

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.) double

Accession Number

03.1687

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Cut from a single white shell.

Provenance

Said to be from Naqada. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1687-03.1692) for 6 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund