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Necklace, part only

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada IIa–b (Gerzean) 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2025

Dimensions

Length: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3502

Medium or Technique

Shell, faience, and carnelian

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Six brown and white striped cowrie shells, several small faience discs and two rough carnelian flat pendants.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2025. 1912–13: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition