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String of beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .137 Length: bead portion .014 x .011 pendants

Accession Number

11.2769

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

These beads were originally part of a necklace of silver disc beads badly oxidized and stuck together in several sections, with five pendants representing papyrus flower.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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