Necklace

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 207/Y

Dimensions

Diameter and length: 0.3 cm diameter of conical bead x 63 cm length of necklace (1/8 x 24 13/16 in.) Diameter of ring bead: 0.2 cm (1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3100

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace of thirty-seven conical beads and two hundred ring beads, both of blue and brown color.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 207/Y. 1911: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition