String of amulets and truncated ball beads

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period
1070–712 B.C.


Dimensions

Height (largest pendant) x Length: 3.7 x 37.5 cm (1 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

46.1462

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, modern gold end pieces

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

One carnelian sacred eye (incomplete); one brown stone ditto; one carnelian heart-shaped pendant; one ditto seated god pendant; one translucent yellowish stone dd pendant. Strung with large carnelian ring beads. Modern gold end pieces.

Provenance

Between 1900 and 1907, acquired in Egypt by Goddard Du Bois (b. 1869 – d. 1925) and Josephine Cook Du Bois (b. 1864 – d. 1961), New York; 1946, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 27, 1946)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Goddard Du Bois