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cuff bracelet
  • Amhara peoples
  • cuff bracelet, late 1800s–1945
  • Where object was made: Danakil Desert, Ethiopia
  • brass, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 3 x 8 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 1 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3304

The brass cuff bracelet has a triangular cross section and incised decoration. The decoration consists of clusters of vertical lines with vertical zigzags between and horizontal rows of three circles with lines above and below.