Necklace

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 187

Dimensions

Length: 26 cm (10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3730

Medium or Technique

Shell, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This is one univalve shell on the original fiber string, now in two pieces.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 187. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.187

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition