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Portion of necklace

Composed of six alabaster cylindrical, twenty-two small carnelian disc and four faience(?) disc beads.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan Tomb Z/133/X.:Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2, 2750–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Zawyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.2560

Medium or Technique

Ivory, carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands