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Necklace

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Overall: 21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2575

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Composed of thirty-two carnelian balls and eighty-six shell discs.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition