Bracelets (?)

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 486

Dimensions

1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-140

Medium or Technique

Cowrie shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

20 cowrie shells with backs cut off.

Provenance

From Beg. West 486 March 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition