Necklace

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 244

Dimensions

Overall length: 21.2 cm (8 3/8 in.) Diameter and length of largest bead: 0.6 x 2 cm (1/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2578

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

One necklace composed of thirteen disc beads, six single ring beads, twenty-three multiple ring beads, one large ball bead, one double melon bead, and one small scored cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 244. 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