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Necklace

Necklace of crude stone discs and irregular barrel beads, with an amulet (broken) and a small cowrie shell.

Provenance

From Mesheikh. Mes / 2040. 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, Predynastic Period,

Accession Number

12.1418

Medium or Technique

Shell and stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands