Necklace

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 37/x

Dimensions

Overall length of necklace: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.) Length x width of largest bead: 2.8 x 1.5 cm (1 1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2570

Medium or Technique

Faience, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

One necklace composed of six faience ring beads, seven faience Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads (one of which has details in dark brown), one carnelian barrel bead, and one crudely modeled faience amulet of Bes.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 37/x (intrusive New Kingdom). 1910-11: 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.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition