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Necklace

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Dimensions

Other: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1418

Medium or Technique

Shell and stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace of crude stone discs and irregular barrel beads, with an amulet (broken) and a small cowrie shell.

Provenance

From Mesheikh. Mes / 2040. 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