About this object

Seven fragments of circular carved shell bangles showing natural twists in the material.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Predynastic Period (Naqada II)
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    3500 BC - 3100 BC
  • Materials
    Shell
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1867 before
  • Measurements
Object view = Humanities
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