Necklace

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 18

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 cm (8 7/16 in.) length

Accession Number

13.3550

Medium or Technique

Faience, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This string of beads contains twenty-one blue and twelve black faience barrel beads on original fiber string.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 18. 1913: 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