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Carnelian and amethyst beads strung with 4 talon amulets of bone covered with silver plate. Original order not recovered. From left ankle of body. (See group 21.970-983; 21.985).

Provenance

From N. 453 b, Naga el-Deir. 1904: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11, 2140–1991 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Naga el-Deir, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 19.2 cm (7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.984

Medium or Technique

Carnelian, amethyst, bone, silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Anklets