Girdle of ducks and beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1539–1295/1292 B.C.


Dimensions

Length overall: 59 cm (23 1/4 in.) Length of duck heads: 1.5 cm

Accession Number

18.219

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

Small silver barrel-shaped beads with ten larger silver beads in shape of shells, and two in shape of ducks.

Provenance

By 1918: Major Henry L. Higginson Collection; May 2, 1918: given to the MFA by Major Henry L. Higginson.
(Accession Date: May 2, 1918)

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson