Child's bangle bracelet

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 118

Dimensions

Depth x Diameter: 0.6 x 4.4 cm (1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2511

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

The ivory bracelet of a child is chipped in one area. Some of the surface is encrusted with a white substance.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 118. 1910-11: 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: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition