Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 11/x
Overall: 65 cm length of necklace x 0.4 cm diameter of carnelian beads (25 9/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, lapis, turquoise (?)
Not On View
This necklace is composed of one hundred and thirty small carnelian ring beads and twenty-eight small steatite and faience ring and barrel beads.
From Zawyet el-Aryan Grave Z 11/x, 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition