Pictures: Bracelets at the Great Tomb at Naqada


Four beaded bracelets (now in Cairo Museum), and the earliest known example of artificially mummified arm, recovered from the Abydos tomb of Djer. The subsequent, deliberate destruction of the arm serves as an important reminder of the vast amount of archaeological information that has been lost (deliberately or through ignorance) by those responsible for its recovery and preservation.

Pictures: Bracelets at the Great Tomb at Naqada


Four beaded bracelets (now in Cairo Museum), and the earliest known example of artificially mummified arm, recovered from the Abydos tomb of Djer. The subsequent, deliberate destruction of the arm serves as an important reminder of the vast amount of archaeological information that has been lost (deliberately or through ignorance) by those responsible for its recovery and preservation.

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