Necklace

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada IIa–III (Gerzean) 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2118

Dimensions

Length: 40.5 cm (15 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3523

Medium or Technique

Shell, carnelian, and hard stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Shell, carnelian and hard stone discs and fluted cylinders.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2118. 1912–13, excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition