Shell bracelet

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 44

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 cm (3 13/16 in.) diameter

Accession Number

11.278

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

Shell; good condition. From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 44, no. 1 [M/44/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition