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This bracelet wrapped around the arm in the form of a snake. Snakes lived along the Nile River and in the desert.
Egypt, Ptolemaic Period (332 - 30 B.C.)
Third century B.C.

"Bracelet in Serpent Form"
Incised Silver, 3-11/16 inches in diameter
Gift of C. Herbert Ocumpaugh, 23.234
Collection of the Memorial Art Gallery

ODYSSEY HOME NEAR EAST Egypt GREECE ROME

© Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University,
Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester and Dallas Museum of Art
For more information please contact odyssey@emory.edu.
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