String of beads

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, dynasty 12–13
1991–1640 B.C.


Accession Number

2006.1536

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

This necklace is composed of gold ball beads with truncated, cylindrical caps. It was created by removing the beads from two necklaces gifted by the DuBois family in the mid-1940s.

Provenance

Anonymous Loan, June 5, 1945. "Goddard & Josephine Du Bois"

Credit Line

Gift of Goddard and Josephine Du Bois