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Fragments of bracelet

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 2960–2649 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Nubia, Faras, Cemetery 3, Grave 147, University of Oxford Excavations in Nubia 1911–1912
Medium:
Faience
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1913
Accession Number:
13.125.18a–g
Not on view
Excavated by F. Ll. Griffith during his 1911-1912 season at Gebel Faras. Ceded to Griffith in the division of finds. Sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art by Griffith, 1913.

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