Necklace

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


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 128

Dimensions

288 cm (113 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3500

Medium or Technique

Mud

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Rough mud beads, buoy shape.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 128. 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