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Necklace

Beaded necklace of carnelian consisting of nineteen bottle pendants and twenty-eight ball beads with ring beads as spacers.

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; 1946, gift of Mrs. Du Bois to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 27, 1946)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Goddard Du Bois

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Accession Number

46.1459

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands