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Bracelets

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G.M.T. / S. of pillar 3

Dimensions

Overall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.) diameter

Accession Number

11.983

Medium or Technique

Shell and wool

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Bracelet of eight cowrie shells on woolen cord, perfect preservation. From Giza.

Provenance

From Giza, GMT room J1 (=pillared hall 27), south of pillar 3. 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date, March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition