Gold uraeus bracelet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Begrawiya, Pyr. N 16

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L of string 0.135

Accession Number

24.535

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

String of god uraei and sun disks, consisting of twenty-one hollow elements.

Provenance

From Meroe. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1924: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition