Part of necklace

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Overall length of necklace and diameter of largest bead: 15 x 0.9 cm (5 7/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2580

Medium or Technique

Faience and Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Part of a necklace composed of three agate ball beads, thirteen carnelian ball beads, one faceted agate ball bead, one faience ball bead, one Eye of Horus (wedjat) amulet of faded green faience with details in black, and one faience scarab.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition