Anklet

Period:
Predynastic, Badarian
Date:
ca. 4400–3800 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Matmar, Tomb 3107, Mummy, left ankle, BSAE/Brunton excavations, 1931
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), bone, serpentinite
Dimensions:
L: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.2.38
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.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 15, fig. 6.

Scott, Nora E. 1964. "Egyptian Jewelry." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, new ser., vol. 22, no. 7 (March), p. 225, fig. 3.