Necklace

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 5415 debris

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-98

Medium or Technique

Ivory, carnelian, original fiber string

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

This group of beads contains:
a) 4 carnelian ball beads
b) about 41 ivory ring beads on original cord of several threads twisted together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5415 debris. 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