Necklace

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Meshiekh, MES/2026

Dimensions

Length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.1377

Medium or Technique

Stone and shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Composed of coarse stone discs and white shell discs.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, grave 2026. 1912: 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 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition