Part of necklace

New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan


Overall length: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.) Length x width of largest bead: 1.3 x 0.6 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience, amethyst, carnelian

Not On View


Jewelry, The Ancient World


Necklaces and neck bands

Part of a necklace composed of nine carnelian ring beads, one amethyst ring bead, one blue frit barrel bead, one carnelian barrel bead, and three lotus-shaped faience pendants.


From Zawyet el-Aryan. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition