Harpokrates bracelet (attached to 24.531)

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: each element 0.010 x 0.006

Accession Number

24.532

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

String of rectangular gold beads depicting the god Haropkrates. Two flat rectangles, each with human figure on one side.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe [Excav. date] Feb. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition