Necklace

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 315

Dimensions

Overall: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.) length

Accession Number

11.2556

Medium or Technique

Carnelian and faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

One necklace composed of approximately ninety-six small faience ring beads of green, gray, and bright red colors as well as some ring beads of ivory discs, eight pendants (or amulets?) of faience ducks, and two pendant fragments.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 315. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition