About this object

A pair of tubular bracelets composed of a hollow gold tube, overlapping slightly at the ends and closed over wire terminals which are coiled four times around the opposite tube end. From around the time of the Ptolemaic or Romano-Egyptian period.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    Roman Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    50 AD - 300 AD
  • Materials
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century
  • Measurements
    8 mm x 85 mm x 76 mm
  • Note
    Compare with examples in the British Museum inv. GRA 1917.6-1.2807, 2808): Susan Walker and Morris Bierbrier, 'Ancient Faces' (London, 1997), p.176, no. 218.
  • Related people
    Bram Hertz ( Previous owner); Joseph Mayer ( Collector, previous owner)

Explore related


  • Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities in the Mayer Museum, Liverpool

    Gatty, C T

    Author: Gatty, C T
    Date: 1883
    Description: Article within the Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire.


Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Bram Hertz

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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