Part of necklace

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Overall length of necklace: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.) Other length of bead: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2581

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Part of a necklace composed of eighteen scaraboid beads, two ball beads, one flattened ball bead with chips at each end of the boring, and one bead which is pierced twice lengthwise and has one angular edge and one circular edge with an incised line along the border.

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