Bronze wire bracelet (?)

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, GMT J1 lot C3

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 3.1 x 0.1 cm (1/2 x 1 1/4 x 1/16 in.) Overall: 1.3 x 2 x 0.1 cm (1/2 x 13/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1059a-b

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Wire bent in wave form. Possibly representing a coiled serpent (?) Two pieces one longer with three loops or coils and one with one loop. One end of the short piece of wire is folded over to look like a head(?).

Provenance

From Giza. G.M.T. Jl. lot C 3: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition