Necklace of scarab and beads
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Overall: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Green mineral, shell, frit, faience, carnelian, travertine
Not On View
Necklace composed of sixty-five travertine discs, two carnelian balls, sixteen faience and frit discs, one small green scarab, one cowrie shell and a fine carnelian flat, elliptical bead.
From Zawyet el-Aryan; Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition