Necklace, part only
Naqada IIa–b (Gerzean) 3650–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2025
Length: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Shell, faience, and carnelian
Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)
Six brown and white striped cowrie shells, several small faience discs and two rough carnelian flat pendants.
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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition