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Necklace of scarab and beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Overall: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.2574

Medium or Technique

Green mineral, shell, frit, faience, carnelian, travertine

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Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Necklace composed of sixty-five travertine discs, two carnelian balls, sixteen faience and frit discs, one small green scarab, one cowrie shell and a fine carnelian flat, elliptical bead.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan; Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition