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Necklace

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Dimensions

Length (string): 39 cm (15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

46.1459

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

On View

Egypt: New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Necklaces and neck bands

Beaded necklace of carnelian consisting of nineteen bottle pendants and twenty-eight ball beads with ring beads as spacers.

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; 1946, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 27, 1946)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Goddard Du Bois