Necklace

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesiad (Mesa'eed), Tomb 914

Dimensions

Length: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3732

Medium or Technique

Diorite, carnelian, green stone, and shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Large black diorite and clear green stone cylinders and carnelian barrel beads. Several pendants and amulets of shell and stone.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 914. 1913, 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