String of assorted beads with triad pendant

Third Intermediate Period
1070–712 B.C.


height x width x Depth, Length (Pendant): 4.1 x 2.6 x 0.9 x 48 cm (1 5/8 x 1 x 3/8 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Faience and glass with modern gold end pieces

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2020


Jewelry, The Ancient World


Necklaces and neck bands

Twenty-eight faience tubular, mostly in pairs, spaced with green faience and paste block beads; six silvered glass ball beads. center: green faience amulet, Isis, Nephthys and Harpokrates triad (Saite type). Modern gold end pieces.


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; 1947, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 31, 1947)

Credit Line

Gift of Goddard and Josephine Du Bois