New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 37/x
Overall length of necklace: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.) Length x width of largest bead: 2.8 x 1.5 cm (1 1/8 x 9/16 in.)
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One necklace composed of six faience ring beads, seven faience Eye of Horus (wedjat) beads (one of which has details in dark brown), one carnelian barrel bead, and one crudely modeled faience amulet of Bes.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 37/x (intrusive New Kingdom). 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition