Necklace

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 231/X4

Dimensions

Overall length of necklace: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.) Diameter and length of largest bead: 0.5 x 2 cm (3/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2568

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

One necklace composed of approximately one hundred and twenty-nine ring beads, eight rectangular beads, three cylinder beads, one scarab, one cowrie bead, and one multiple ring bead.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 231/X4. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition