Bracelet

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanitaraqide
A.D. 40–50


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Begrawiya, Pyramid N 16

Dimensions

Length (string): 13.0 cm (5 1/8 in.), Length (elements): 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.534

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Gold. Thirteen hollow elements. Ram’s head crowned with disc, uraeus, and feathers. Strung with 24.1077a-c.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. N), pyramid 16. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition