Bracelet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), Tomb K 644

Dimensions

Width x Diameter: 0.4 x 5 cm (3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3505

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This child-sized bracelet is decorated with four chevron-ornamented flanges on its edge. It was found on the ankle of a young child’s body.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), Tomb K 644. 1913: 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: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition