Art/ Collection/ Art Object


Middle Kingdom
Late Dynasty 11
ca. 2051–1981 B.C.
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep II, North Triangular Court, Pit 20, MMA excavations, 1922–23
Gold, linen string
11.5 cm long
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 105
This sheet gold bracelet or anklet and a second one (25.3.254b) are imitations meant for funerary purposes (also see 25.3.248, .251 from the same tomb). The strings at their ends are original.
Museum excavations 1922–23. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

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