Necklace

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5038 burial

Dimensions

Bead diameter approximately .7 cm

Accession Number

23-11-338

Medium or Technique

Bone, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This necklace contains about 400 ring beads, some strung on the original thick cord of several threads twisted together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5038 burial. 1923: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition