Harpokrates bracelet (attached to 24.532)
270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. W 125
Length (bracelet) x width: 13 x 0.6 cm (5 1/8 x 1/4 in.) Length (each element): 1 cm (3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
String of gold rectangular beads depicting the god Harpokrates. Ten flat rectangles, each with human figure in relief.
From Meroe, Beg. W 125. 1922: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: February 1, 1922)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition