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Shell necklace

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Dimensions

Other: 1.5 x 2.1 cm (9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1417

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

String of cowrie shells and a faience scaraboid.

Provenance

From Mesheikh. Mes / 2511. 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