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Necklace

Faience beads, various shapes; two carnelian discs, and a number of faience pendants and amulets, wedjat eyes, etc.

Provenance

From Mesheikh. Mes / 2106. 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, Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast, 2323–2040 B.C.

Accession Number

12.1380

Medium or Technique

Stone and shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands