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Necklace

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: Length of string 52.5 cm (20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.968

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Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Twelve gold amulet pendants: four flies, two Taweret, six flowers, six gold tubular beads. Strung with eighty-eight carnelian barrel beads. center: sheet gold tablet incised with two seated gods.

Provenance

Between 1900 and 1907, acquired in Egypt by Goddard Du Bois (b. 1869 – d. 1925) and Josephine Cook Du Bois (b. 1864 – d. 1961), New York; 1945, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 27, 1945)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Goddard Dubois, "Goddard and Josephine Du Bois"