Predynastic Period, Naqada I
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 48
Overall (largest): 1 x 0.2 x 8.8 cm (3/8 x 1/16 x 3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
41 fragments of semicircular shell bracelets(?) of varying sizes. Many are narrowed to a broad point at one end, perhaps indicating these were tortoise ribs.
Bahan. (ASn 17/48). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Archaeological Survey of Nubia