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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Bangle bracelet
Date Made:3600-3200 BCE (Predynastic, Naqada II period)
Type:Adornment
Materials:Elephant ivory
Place Made:Africa; Egypt
Measurements:Overall: 3/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 1 cm x 6.7 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1910.21a.A.M
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
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Currently on view

Description:
Circular bangle bracelet of elephant ivory, whitish with some brown patches. Slightly irregular shape, with about 1/4 section at a flatter angle. Smooth surface overall, with some notched grooved on a small seciton on the outer face.

One of two (the other being 1910.21b.A.M) bracelets purchased by Louise Fitz Randolph from dealer Mohareb Godrous Luxor in 1909. See object file for more details.

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