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One necklace composed of approximately ninety-six small faience ring beads of green, gray, and bright red colors as well as some ring beads of ivory discs, eight pendants (or amulets?) of faience ducks, and two pendant fragments. From Zawet el-Aryan.


From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z315. 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, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.


Zawyet el-Aryan, Egypt


Overall: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.) length

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Carnelian and faience


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands