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Girdle of ducks and beads

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Small silver barrel-shaped beads with ten larger silver beads in shape of shells, and two in shape of ducks.

Provenance

By 1918: Major Henry L. Higginson Collection; May 2, 1918: given to the MFA by Major Henry L. Higginson. (Accession Date: May 2, 1918)

Credit Line

Gift of Major Henry Lee Higginson

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1539–1295/1292 B.C.

Dimensions

Length overall: 59 cm (23 1/4 in.) Length of duck heads: 1.5 cm

Accession Number

18.219

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads