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Bracelet with Scarab

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
The soft matte finish and pristine condition of its clasp loops indicate that this bracelet was never worn. Rather, it seems to have been deposited as a funerary offering in an official’s tomb in Byblos.
MEDIUM Gold, amethyst
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES ca. 1938-1700 B.C.E.
DYNASTY XII Dynasty-early XIII Dynasty
PERIOD Middle Kingdom
DIMENSIONS 1 5/16 x 1 x 7 15/16 in. (3.3 x 2.5 x 20.1 cm)  (show scale)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 65.46
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Bracelet with Scarab, ca. 1938-1700 B.C.E. Gold, amethyst, 1 5/16 x 1 x 7 15/16 in. (3.3 x 2.5 x 20.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 65.46. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.65.46_erg2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.65.46_erg2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 11/26/2007
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