Necklace

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 95

Dimensions

Overall: 72 cm (28 3/8 in.) length

Accession Number

11.2563

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, faience, gold

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Carnelian, dark green faience and gilded beads; one semi-barrel carnelian bead; find condition.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 95. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

(accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition