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Necklace

This group of beads contains: a) 4 carnelian ball beads b) about 41 ivory ring beads on original cord of several threads twisted together.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 5415 debris. 1923: 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,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Smallest: 0.4 cm (3/16 in.) Largest: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-98

Medium or Technique

Ivory, carnelian, original fiber string

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands