String of beads and scarabs

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
1980–1630 B.C.


Dimensions

Length: 44 cm

Accession Number

12.1248

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

The amulets of this carnelian necklace include two scarabs and a crouching lion.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, tomb 137. December 5, 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1912: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition