Bracelet

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Badarian-Naqade III, 4500–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 454.

Dimensions

Thickness x Diameter: 1.1 x 5.5 cm (7/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3515

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Shell bracelet, irregular surface with some areas of smoothing.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 454. 1911: 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