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Necklace

This is one univalve shell on the original fiber string, now in two pieces.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 187. 1913: 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. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.187

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3730

Medium or Technique

Shell, original fiber string

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands