String of cornflower pendants and assorted beads

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height (largest pendant) x Length: 1.8 x 38.5 cm (11/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.967

Medium or Technique

Carnelian and gold (modern)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

17 carnelian bottle pendants; 18 gold band beads (modern). Strung with 84 carnelian ball and barrel beads.

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; 1945, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 27, 1945)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Goddard Dubois, "Goddard and Josephine Du Bois"