String of beads

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Nag el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh), Cemetery 2000

Dimensions

Length: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1383

Medium or Technique

Stone and shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Necklace of black and white stone discs, with six various sized stone drop pendants.

Provenance

From Naga el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh), Cemetery 2000. 1912: 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.

(Accession date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition