Bracelet with gold Hathor beads

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


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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.108 m.

Accession Number

24.1090

Medium or Technique

Gold and carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Bracelet consisting of twenty three (23) tiny gold ring beads, twenty (20) small carnelian ball beads, and twenty one (21) gold elements in the form of Hathor heads, strung together in original order.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition