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Necklace

Egyptian
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast
2323–2040 B.C.


Dimensions

Other: 28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

12.1380

Medium or Technique

Stone and shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Faience beads, various shapes; two carnelian discs, and a number of faience pendants and amulets, wedjat eyes, etc.

Provenance

From Mesheikh. Mes / 2106. 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