Bracelet

Egyptian
Late Predynastic Period
Before 3850–about 2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 458

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 6.4 x 1.1 cm (2 1/2 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3507

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This shell bangle is one of a matched set found together.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 458. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition