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Necklace

Thirty-three faience pendants of 18th Dyn. types, various colors and forms. Strung with around 475 small faience ring beads in groups of yellow, green, red and white. also one gold bead. Installed (in part) in reconstructed collar 65.1723.

Provenance

Between 1900 and 1907, acquired in Egypt by Goddard Du Bois (b. 1869 – d. 1925) and Josephine Cook Du Bois (b. 1864 – d. 1961), New York; 1945, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 27, 1945)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Goddard Dubois, "Goddard and Josephine Du Bois"

Egyptian,

Accession Number

45.970

Medium or Technique

Faience, gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands