Findspot: Meroe, Nubia, Sudan
Length x width: 14.4 x 1.2 cm (5 11/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold and carnelian
Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation Gallery (Gallery 104)
Braided gold wire bracelet. Between the two strands, a gold rosette in the center with a gold lotus flower on each side and gold ornaments alternating with carnelian beads. On each end a lotus flower terminating in a loop fastener.
From Meroe: pyramid W 5, No. 1. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date unknown)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition