Necklace with bottle pendants

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 563

Dimensions

Length: 63 cm (24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.896

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

162 ball beads and 80 “bottle” pendants. (strung on two strings from 24-3-780 elements)

Provenance

From Nubia: Semna, Tomb S 563. March 18, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: March 18, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition