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A bracelet: composed of four rows of small cornelian disc beads joined by four metal spacer-bars, made from disc beads joined vertically at their rims. One of the spacer-bars is of gold, two of the others are of silver; all three are formed from four rings. The fourth spacer-bar has only three rings of silver repaired with a gold ring to make four. The remaining beads, strung in a single row at either end of the two outermost spacer-bars, consist of gold and cornelian discs, a few gold oblate beads and six small long cylinders of green glazed composition.
Length: 14.80 centimetres (string)
- Curator's comments
G. Brunton, ‘Matmar’ (London, 1948), 38; pl.XXXII, 150, 95F; Tomb register, pl.XXVIII; Bead register, pl.LXXII;
The British Museum, 'Jewellery through 7000 years' [exhibition catalogue] (London, 1976), no. 20.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Egypt and Sudan
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