Requires Photography

Necklace

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Length (string): 39 cm (15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

46.1459

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Beaded necklace of carnelian consisting of nineteen bottle pendants and twenty-eight ball beads with ring beads as spacers.

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; 1946, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 27, 1946)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Goddard Du Bois