Bracelet

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 – early Dynasty
2010–1961 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 10, shaft A (Djehutynakht), W. of coffin 4

Dimensions

Length x width: 6.1 x .8 cm (2 3/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.386

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

This is a gold band with pierced, rounded ends. A cord passed through the ends would have secured the band to the wrist.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, tomb 10, shaft A (tomb of Djehutynakht) W of coffin 4. May 1915: 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: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition