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Necklace

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 59/X

Accession Number

11.3141

Medium or Technique

Shell, carnelian, faience, garnet

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Composed of sixty carnelian balls and disc beads, nine faience discs, three hundred white shell discs, with one light green faience drop pendant.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 59/X. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition