Bracelet

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Bracelet

  • Nubian, Meroitic Period, 100–1 B.C.
Findspot
Meroe, Nubia, Sudan
Dimensions
Length x width: 14.4 x 1.2 cm (5 11/16 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold and carnelian
Classification
Jewelry / Adornment
Accession Number
23.377
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