Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Deir, Tomb N 453 B
Overall: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.) Barrel beads: 0.9 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)- 1.2 x 1.7 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.) Cylinder bead: 0.6 x 2 cm (1/4 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)
This necklace consists of thirty-three beads: thirty-two barrel beads and one cylinder bead. It is from the neck of a body. (See group 21.970-971; 21.973-985).
From Egypt, Naga el-Deir, Tomb N 453 B. 1904: excavated by George Reisner for the Hearst Expedition of the University of California (which became the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition in 1905).
(Accession Date: January 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition