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Anklet

Period:
Predynastic, Badarian
Date:
ca. 4400–3800 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Matmar, Tomb 3107, Mummy, right ankle, BSAE/Brunton excavations, 1931
Medium:
Shell (marine: conus shell), serpentine, fiber Serpentine
Dimensions:
L: 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.2.37
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Excavated by Guy Brunton of the British Museum Expedition to Middle Egypt at Matmar, 1931. Allotted to the excavator by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Acquired by the Museum from Brunton, 1932.

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