Shell bracelet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 44

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.279

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

From Mesaid [Mesa’eed.]

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 44, no. 2 [M/44/2]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition