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Necklace

Composed of thirty-two carnelian balls and eighty-six shell discs.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt; Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Zawiet-el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.2575

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands