Fragment of a bracelet

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, reign of Djer
2926–2880 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Tomb of Djer

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.3 x 0.6 cm (1 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7373

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Fragment of an ivory bracelet with carved decoration resembling rope/netting. Blackened.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb of Djer. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription