Bracelet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 586

Dimensions

Diameter: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3743

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

One of a set of three ivory bracelets (with 13.3744, 13.3745); round section. Broken, but majority present.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 586 [M/586/6 or 7]. 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