New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 33/x
Overall: 33.6 cm length of necklace x 0.4 cm diameter of ring beads (13 1/4 x 3/16 in.) Diameter and length of cylinder beads: 0.9 x 2 cm (3/8 x 13/16 in.)
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This necklace of one hundred and six beads is composed of two large carnelian cylinder beads, one of which is broken, thirty-one small carnelian ring beads (belonging to the Early Dynastic period) and seventy-three faience ring beads (New Kingdom).
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 33/x. 1910-11: 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: December 7, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition