Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Deir, Tomb N 453 B
Length: 19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, amethyst, bone, silver
Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)
Carnelian and amethyst beads strung with 4 talon amulets of bone covered with silver plate. Original order not recovered. From left ankle of body. (See group 21.970-983; 21.985).
From N. 453 b, Naga el-Deir. 1904: excavated by George Reisner for the Hearst Expedition of the University of California (which became the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition in 1905).
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition