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Necklace

This is a string of white ball beads.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2124. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Object Place

Naga el-Hai (Qena), Egypt

Accession Number

13.3524

Medium or Technique

Shell

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands