Necklace with bottle pendants

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–19
1550–1186 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Tomb S 563

Dimensions

Length: 70 cm (27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.895

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Carnelian ball beads and “bottle” pendants. (strung by excavators from 24-3-780 elements). On display in E6 with another necklace of indetermined number.

Provenance

From Semna, Tomb S 563. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: January 25, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition