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Portion of necklace

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 133/X

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.) length

Accession Number

11.2560

Medium or Technique

Ivory, carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Composed of six alabaster cylindrical, twenty-two small carnelian disc and four faience(?) disc beads.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 133/X.: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition