Bracelet of gold fly beads

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. W 179, from right wrist of burial

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.103 m.

Accession Number

24.1092

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Bracelet, consisting of thirteen gold fly beads, strung together in original order.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Beg. 179, from right wrist of burial [Excav. date] 1924

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition