Reef knot bracelet

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period
2130–1980 B.C.


Dimensions

Length x width: 4 x 5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1807

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Gold wire bracelet made from two thin strips of sheet metal. The bracelet was found on the left wrist of the deceased.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb 5045. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition