Beaded armlet with arm amulets
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Deir, Tomb N 453 b
Length: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Amethyst, carnelian, green stone, silver
Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)
Amethyst, carnelian and green stone beads of various shapes, strung with 6 silver amulets in form of an arm. In original order, from right elbow of body. (See group 21.970-975; 21.977-985).
From N. 453 b, Naga el-Deir. 1904: excavated by George Reisner for the Hearst Expedition of the University of California (which became the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition in 1905).
(Accession Date: January 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition