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One slightly thicker copper band with rounded ends with hole in center, bent into half circle and three fragments of another; covered with gold leaf same as other parts of 27-2-462; a little thread preserved in one hole, broken into two pieces but otherwise complete. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Jewelry & adornment-Miscellaneous
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7143 B, chamber, in wood coffin
  • Material
    Copper, gold
  • Dimensions
    Width: 1.4 cm Length: outside: ca 21 cm Diameter: ca 9 cm Thickness: ca .12 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 37.606c
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    One copper band (bracelet) accessioned as MFA 37.606c. Other assorted gold foil and copper fragments MFA owned (unaccessioned).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7143

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Aldred, Cyril. Jewels of the Pharaohs: Egyptian Jewellery of the Dynastic Period. London: Thames and Hudson, 1971, p. 182, no. 16.

    Dunham, Dows "An Egyptian Diadem of the Old Kingdom." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts 44, No. 255 (1946), pp. 23-29.

    Wilkinson, Alix. Ancient Egyptian Jewellery. London: Methuen, 1971, pp. 39, 46, fig. 27.

    Cf. Bissing, Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr von. Ägyptische Kunstgeschichte von den Ältesten Zeiten vis auf die Eroberung Durch die Araber: Systematisches Handbuch. Berlin-Charlottenburg: M. Goldstein, 1934, pp. 203-204.

    Cf. Keimer, Ludwig. "Pendeloques En Forme D'insectes Faisant Partie De Colliers Égyptiens." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Égypte 31 (1931), p. 147.

Photos 2