Bracelet with gold uraei and sun disks

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


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

Dimensions

Length: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1091

Medium or Technique

Carnelian and Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Bracelet: 20 small beads of carnelian; 21gold bracelet elements, uraeus and sun-disk, strung together in original order.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition