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Necklace

Composed of sixty carnelian balls and disc beads, nine faience discs, three hundred white shell discs, with one light green faience drop pendant.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, Tomb Z/59/X. 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, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawyet el-'Aryan

Accession Number

11.3141

Medium or Technique

Shell, carnelian, faience, garnet

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands