Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Bracelet hoard
Jerusalem
Fatimid period, 11th century
Silver, repousse
Israel Antiquities Authority
Accession number: IAA 1986-626, 1986-627, 1986-628, 1986-629, 1986-630, 1986-631
 
 
Bracelets were a popular component of dowries, as attested by a Jewish marriage contract (ketubbah) from the Cairo Geniza.


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir