Part of necklace
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Overall: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Part of a neckace composed of a total of eighteen elements, seven which are small jasper ball beads, one which is a tiny gold ball bead, one which is a large carnelian ball bead, one which is a cowrie shaped jasper bead with design on base, and eight which are Taweret amulets, four made of jasper and four made of faience.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition