Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11
Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Deir, Tomb N 453 B
Length: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Amethyst, carnelian, bone, silver
Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)
Amethyst and carnelian beads, strung with 4 talons of bone covered with silver plating. Original order not recovered. From right ankle of body. (See group 21.970-984).
From N 453 b, Naga el-Deir. 1904: 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