Necklace

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period (?)


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z / surface debris

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.3139

Medium or Technique

Steatite (?), glass

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

String of beads composed of four blue glass ball beads, two ball beads, and approximately one hundred and forty-four thin steatite (?) disc beads.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z / surface debris. 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